Two charged in West York stabbing

Alyssa Pressler
  • A stabbing took place in West York on Friday, Jan. 20. The victim was not from the borough.
  • On Sunday, the police charged two suspects with attempted homicide.
  • The victim has undergone several surgeries at York Hospital and is now stable.

Police have charged two men in a stabbing that took place in West York on Friday.

At 1 a.m. Friday, West York police were called to the 1500 block of West Poplar Terrace for a disturbance when they saw the victim, a 33-year-old man, with several life-threatening stab wounds to his torso, according to a news release from the West York Police.

The victim, whose name was not released and who has no ties to the borough, was transported to York Hospital and is in stable condition, police said. The victim was unsure of who had stabbed him, police said, and Detectives Mike Mendez and Dave Kahley determined that the stabbing occurred during a drug-related robbery.

On Sunday, police arrested Logan Hale, a West York resident, at a residence in the 1500 block of West King Street. Police executed a search warrant at the house and found evidence linking Hale to the crime, and he ultimately admitted to his role, police said.

Police attempted to locate another suspect, John Kirsch, of West Manchester Township, who turned himself in Sunday.

Kirsch and Hale have both been charged with criminal attempt to commit homicide, aggravated assault, criminal conspiracy and conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, according to the news release.

Logan Hale, from West York, has been charged with criminal attempt to commit homicide among other charges after a stabbing on Friday, Jan. 20.