Man critically injured in stabbing at coffee shop


Gabriel Pemble was drinking coffee when he got up and stabbed the man

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Police say a man in his 70s suffered life-threatening injuries when another man exited a Eugene coffee shop and stabbed him while he sat outside.

KVAL-TV reports Eugene police say 40-year-old Gabriel Pemble was drinking coffee inside Starbucks when he got up, went outside and stabbed a man sitting at a table outside the cafe at about 7 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the victim remained hospitalized Monday.

Police say one of the bystanders who detained Pemble was taken to hospital for injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

Officers booked Pemble into the Lane County Jail on charges of assault, unlawful use of a weapon, and carrying a concealed weapon.

It wasn’t known if Pemble had a lawyer.

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