Alleged stabbing victim shoots at attackers in Moore, police searching for suspects

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Victim shoots attacker near I-35 and NE 18th

MOORE, Okla. – A man is recovering after being attacked with a knife in his own garage in Moore early this morning.

Around 12:45 a.m., a homeowner says he was working on his motorcycle in his garage near I-35 and NE 18th when a stranger came up asking for money.

The homeowner told police that he said, “no” and the stranger left.

However, police say that man came back a short time later with a friend.

The two men allegedly ended up cutting the man with a knife, twice in the forearm.

Before they left the scene, the victim reached for a weapon.

The homeowner was able to fire one shot before the men exited the garage.

Police aren’t sure if the suspects were hit and are searching for any suspects connected to this attempted armed robbery.

The alleged victim’s knife wounds are not life threatening.

 

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