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Published June 20, 2011, 03:59 PM

ND Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Victim in Upper Back, Head

A Porcupine, ND, man has plead guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly stabbed a person in the upper back and at least once in the head.

By: WDAZ Staff Report,

A Porcupine, ND, man has plead guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly stabbed a person in the upper back and at least once in the head.

Elmer Flying Horse, 25, had gathered with friends to celebrate his birthday on March, 31, and began arguing with the victim during the evening, according to U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon.

Flying Horse eventually used a kitchen knife to stab the victim three times in the upper back and at least one time in the head, requiring the victim to get medical treatment for a fractured skull, bleeding of the brain and a punctured lung.

The charge of assault with a dangerous weapons carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in a federal prison and $250,000 fine.

Sentencing for Flying Horse has been scheduled for September 12 in Bismarck.

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