Man accused of stabbing doctor at Cumberland Medical Center

A man accused of shooting and stabbing a doctor at a Cumberland medical facility was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly entered the building through a hole in the ceiling, authorities said.

The shooting happened about 11:20 a.m.

Wednesday at the Cumberland County Medical Center at 1311 W. River Road in Cumberland, where the shooting suspect allegedly forced his way inside, authorities and Cumberland police said in a news release.

He allegedly stabbed the victim, who was transported to the hospital in critical condition, and was taken into custody at the scene, according to police.

The man, who authorities identified as 25-year-old Joseph James Haney of Canton, Ohio, was booked into the Cumberlands Municipal Jail, and is charged with aggravated assault, aggravated burglary and domestic battery, according a statement from Cumberland Police.

He has a previous arrest for aggravated assault in Cumberlands on Oct. 23, police said.

Haney was being held at the Canton jail on $200,000 bond, and the Cumberlanders Medical Center was being secured at the time of his arrest, police officials said.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Cumberland Municipal Police at 910-931-8200.