Mandan News

Police log: Stabbing at local bar

Shane Kahl, 35, was arrested for aggravated assault on Sunday at a local bar after allegedly stabbing a Mandan man in the chest.

According to a witnesses, Kahl and the victim were both playing blackjack, when a verbal disagreement began between the two about “past issues.” The victim left the bar to go outside to smoke, but was approached by Kahl. That was when Kahl swung at him with a knife in his hand. The victim received a slash wound and a stab wound to the left side of his chest.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Kahl allegedly used a folding knife with a blade approximately four inches long. Police also found a crystalline type substance in his possession and charged Kahl with possession of methamphetamine.

If any information is known regarding this incident, please contact the Mandan Police Department at 701-667-3250.