News / Utah / 

2 stabbed in separate attacks in Kearns

By KSL.com | Posted - Dec. 11, 2010 at 5:05 p.m.



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

KEARNS -- Two people were stabbed in Kearns early Saturday morning, but police say the attacks are not related.

The first stabbing happened at 1:20 a.m. near 6000 South and 5000 West. Police say a 16-year-old boy was riding in a car with his mom and a friend when he saw a group of people dressed in red outside.

He got out of the car and walked up to the group, which then beat him up and stabbed him. The teen is now in critical condition.

The second stabbing happened nine minutes later, just blocks away near 5400 South and 4200 West. Police say a man was leaving a local restaurant when another man -- also wearing red -- walked up and stabbed him in the chest and stomach.

The man drove himself to the hospital and should be okay. Police haven't made any arrests in either attack.

KSL.com

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast