St. John man arrested after stabbing outside bar, cops say

2013-07-08T18:15:00Z 2013-07-08T21:15:27Z St. John man arrested after stabbing outside bar, cops sayTimes Staff
July 08, 2013 6:15 pm  • 

SCHERERVILLE | A 21-year-old St. John man is in custody following a July 4 stabbing outside Longshots Bar, 2251 U.S. 41.

Schererville police said David C. Makowski is accused of stabbing a person during an altercation in the bar's parking lot.

Makowski allegedly fled the area after officers arrived. He was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit, police said.

Makowski was charged with felony battery by means of a deadly weapon and intimidation. He also faces misdemeanor counts of resisting law enforcement and battery, police said.

The person who was stabbed was treated at the scene and refused to be taken to a hospital by the Schererville Fire Department, police said.

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