Man Stabbed Outside of Grand Junction Bar
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - On Monday morning authorities responded to reports of a stabbing outside of the Rocky Mountain Pub located on Colorado Avenue. It happened at around 2:15 a.m.
According to an arrest affidavit, officials arrived on scene to find two men holding down 53-year-old John Mauterer.
The men claimed Mauterer had just stabbed a bar patron outside of the bar following a verbal conformation.
A witness named Bob says he saw a hostile confrontation unfold.
"The man that was being kicked would not let him retreat now. He drew a knife and he walked all the way up here with his knife drawn, and confronted him, he had just been kicked. Then he retreated back and then the stabbing happened," said Bob.
The man stabbed sustained minor injuries to the rib and leg.
Mauterer was taken into custody and is facing a charge of assault with a deadly weapon.
Rocky Mountain Pub employees say Mauterer was never in their establishment.