HIGHT POINT, N.C. -- Police have identified the man accused of fatally stabbing his estranged wife and their daughter in a convenience store parking lot in High Point Tuesday night, according to a press release.
Officers came to the Bizzy Bee Gas & Grocery, located at 1611 Prospect St., High Point, in Randolph County, at about 9:15 p.m. Arriving officers found two women and a man at the scene who had all sustained knife wounds.
The suspect, identified as 48-year-old Andrew Jackson Allen, Jr. was arrested at the scene and taken into custody.
During the investigation, officers learned the incident was domestic-related between Allen, his estranged wife, 45-year-old Vickie Bradshaw Allen, and their 21-year-old daughter Andrea Mae Allen. The man, 56-year-old Robert Seay, is a friend of the family.
Vickie Allen and Andrea Allen both died of their wounds and Seay has serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Andrew Allen has been charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.
He is in the Guilford County Jail on no bond.
Capt. Tim Ellenberger, with High Point police, said they plan to review text messages to determine to reason for the meeting at the convenience store. They are also reviewing surveillance video.
The manager of the store said the family are regulars in the store and are nice people.
Ellenberger said Allen was intoxicated when officers arrested him but cooperative.
"It is extra sensitive. We've worked hard for the last six to eight years to try to address domestic violence and this is the first one that someone -- he killed his wife and daughter," Ellenberger said.
Allen's prior criminal history includes reckless driving and assault on a female last year.