Man arrested after disturbance led to stabbing in Clovis, police say

CLOVIS, Calif. ( KSEE/KGPE ) – A man has been arrested following a standoff in Clovis after he allegedly violated a protection order that led to a stabbing in a home, the Clovis Police Department said.

Officers say they were dispatched to the 700 block of Lind Avenue for a disturbance between two men around 11:30 a.m. The original caller reported that one of them had a knife.

Police say as officers were arriving on scene, the man with the knife went inside the home and refused to come out. The victim sustained a non-life-threatening wound to his upper body from the knife and was treated by EMS on scene, however, he was not transported.

After a couple of hours, officers say the suspect, later identified as 41-year-old Chris Hibler, came to the front door and attempted to flee, but he was tased by an officer and taken into custody without further incident.

After being medically cleared from the hospital, officers say Hibler will be booked into the Fresno County Jail.

According to police, both men in the incident are related to each other, and officers were out before this incident regarding a disturbance between the two. At that time, a protective order was issued against the suspect.

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