Five people stabbed at Charleroi bar

June 25, 2014

Charleroi Regional police are investigating an early-morning stabbing in the borough that injured five people.

Five people were stabbed in the doorway of the MD Bar at 731 McKean Ave., shortly before 2 a.m., police said.

Three of the victims were taken to Pittsburgh hospitals for treatment, police said. Investigators did not immediately release their names and conditions.

Officers are continuing to investigate what led to the stabbings and plan to review surveillance footage near the bar to identify a suspect.

Continue to monitor the Observer-Reporter as more details become available.

Mike Jones has been a news reporter since 2005, covering crime, state and municipal government, education and energy. In addition to working at the Observer-Reporter, he also has spent time at the Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail and He holds a journalism degree from West Virginia University.

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