NBA Star Chris Copeland Stabbed Outside New York Nightclub
Indiana Pacers player was in town to play his former team.
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Copeland is now doubtful to play the game following an encounter with a knife-wielding man outside the New York nightclub, 1OAK. Cops reportedly say Shezoy Bleary-Murdock stabbed Copeland in the abdomen and two other women in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
According to sources quoted in news reports Copeland was arguing with a female friend, Katrine Saltara, outside the club when Bleary-Murdock allegedly interjected and pulled out a knife. Bleary then allegedly stabbed Copeland and slashed Saltara in her arm and leg.
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1OAK in a statement said that Copeland’s driver grabbed Bleary-Murdock and held him until police came to the scene.
The suspected stabber was arrested and Copeland was taken to Bellevue Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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