A Raymore man who was arrested nearly a month ago in connection to a church burglary is in jail again for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend.
Malik R. McClinton, 19, was arrested at his home in Raymore on July 6 and charged with first-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action in Cass County after awoman was taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds to her head, neck, shoulders, back and hand. At least one stab wound punctured her lung, police said.
According to a probable cause statement, police officers from Raymore were dispatched at 1:13 p.m. July 6 to 151 N. Crest Drive in Raymore to a disturbance in progress involving a knife. At the scene, police said they saw a female crying for help and covered in blood, walking away from the residence.
Court documents said police also saw a male, later identified as McClinton, near the porch of the residence with blood on his arms, hands and wrists.
Never miss a local story.
McClinton was taken into police custody. In an interview with police, McClinton allegedly said he “lost it” and hurt his girlfriend.
The woman, 19, was in stable condition July 6 in the intensive care unit at Research Medical Center in Kansas City.
The woman told police her boyfriend, McClinton, had struck her in the face with a closed fist numerous times and stabbed her with a kitchen knife, according to court documents.
McClinton has remained in the Cass County jail since July 6 with bail set at $100,000. A court date has not yet been set in the case.
In June, McClinton was booked into the Cass County jail in a separate case where authorities said McClinton broke into a local church and damaged several items inside. Authorities said the break-in happened May 30 at the Pathway Church of Raymore, and on June 8, McClinton was arrested in connection to the incident. He was charged with second-degree burglary and first-degree property damage after an interview with a deputy of the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. An arraignment in that case is scheduled July 27 in Cass County Circuit Court.