Two men have been charged with attempted murder, accused of stabbing two others during a fight early Friday at an Overland Park sports bar.
Gregory A. Moore and Larry M. King were arrested Friday after a fight that began around closing time, 2 a.m., outside Mac’s Sports Bar at 9617 W. 87th St. in Overland Park.
The fight started as a disturbance among three men, according to police. The disturbance escalated and two men stabbed one of the victims several times. That victim suffered critical injuries, but he was expected to survive.
The other stabbing victim had tried to break up the fight. He suffered minor injuries. He was treated at a hospital and released, according to police.
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Moore, 55, of Overland Park, and King, 39, of Merriam, faced identical charges. Johnson County prosecutors accused both men of driving a vehicle toward the first victim, pushing him up against a wall and stabbing him repeatedly. Both men were also charged with attacking the second victim.
Moore and King were both booked into the Johnson County jail, where bond was set at $200,000 for Moore and $250,000 for King. Each faced charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery.
Both men remained in jail Saturday.