Two arrested in Mannsville attempted murder case
MANNSVILLE, Okla. (KTEN) — Two suspects are jailed after an attempted murder in Mannsville.
Nickolas Clark, 24, and Ali Roper, 21, were arrested after the Johnston County Sheriff's Office received a call about a stabbing on Thursday afternoon.
Deputies went to a home on Easy Street where they found a victim who had been stabbed multiple times, but was still alive. He was transported to a hospital for treatment. An infant child in the residence was unhurt and was released to family members.
The sheriff's office said Clark and Roper were found in a park near Mannsville School, which was placed under lockdown as a precaution.
A weapon was recovered; the motive behind the assault remains under review.
A statement from the sheriff's office said both suspects were believed to be under the influence of "multiple illegal narcotics, to include methamphetamine and psilocybin mushrooms."