Three arrests following stabbing incident in Florence

FLORENCE, S.D.(KXLG)- Trevor Murray and Leah Knapp from Sioux Falls and Cory Rislov were arrested last night after an altercation involving Rislov getting stabbed in the face by Murray with a knife.

Deputies were called out to the Sidetrack Lounge in Florence, SD, for a stabbing report. After questioning, the Deputies reported, “Murray and Knapp were engaged in an argument with Cory Rislov inside the bar when Rislov attempted to hit Murray. Murray brandished (waving around) a knife and stabbed Rislov on the side of his face. Two more males were stabbed when patrons came to break up the altercation. Patrons were able to get the knife away from Murray.

While Murray and Knapp were being escorted out of the Sidetrack Lounge, Knapp bit another patron in the arm. The victims sustained superficial, non-life-threatening injuries and refused medical treatment.

Murray (26), Knapp (37), and Rislov were all arrested for the incident and booked in at the Codington County Detention Center. Murray was charged with three counts of Aggravated Assault and Disorderly Conduct.

Knapp was charged with Simple Assault, Obstructing Law Enforcement, and Disorderly Conduct.

Rislov was charged with Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct.

Murray and Knapp are currently held at the Codington County Detention Center. Murray has a $5,000 cash-only bond, and Knapp has a $500 cash-only bond.

Rislov has since bonded out of the Codington County Detention Center after posting a $500 bond.

The Codington County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the incident, and additional charges may be filed.