St. Louis man accused of what victim calls random stabbing

4 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Monday, September 14 2015 Sep 14, 2015 Monday, September 14, 2015 7:47:06 AM CDT September 14, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 42-year-old man is accused of what a property management company's president calls the random stabbing of him in downtown St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Christopher Pierce of St. Louis was charged Friday with first-degree assault and armed criminal action involving George Steffen.

Steffen tells the newspaper that he simply was saying hello to a stranger after leaving hsi condominium Thursday morning when the man police said is Pierce suddenly knocked him down and began stabbing him.

Fifty-seven-year-old Steffen was treated for stab wounds to a leg.

Online court records do not show whether Pierce has an attorney who can speak on his behalf.

 

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