McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

October 8, 2012

3 stabbed during fundraiser at Okla. bar

PANAMA, Okla. (AP)
Associated Press

McALESTER — PANAMA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Le Flore County say three people were injured in a bar fight Saturday night in Panama.

Authorities tell Fort Smith, Ark., television KHBS that three people were stabbed in the altercation at Jimmy’s bar. Authorities say people were gathered at the bar for a fundraiser to help pay the medical bills of a stroke patient.

Authorities say two victims were taken to hospitals in Poteau, while a third person was brought to an Oklahoma City hospital.

Police say they arrested a father and son in connection with the stabbings, but no names have been released.