Indiana Pacer Chris Copeland Was Stabbed Outside An NYC Nightclub
Indiana Pacer Chris Copeland was stabbed Outside an nYC nightclub. During the Altercation, Chris Copeland‘s girlfriend Attacked the stabber in a attempt to save his life.
According to police docs obtained by TMZ Sports … Chris’ gf, Katrine Saltara, told cops she “jumped on the defendant in an effort to protect” Chris — and in the process she ended up getting cut several times.
The suspect, Shevoy Bleary, appeared in a Manhattan court on Thursday … and was charged with 3 counts of assault and 2 counts of possession of a weapon. His bail was set at $20k.
In addition to Chris and Katrine … Bleary also allegedly slashed a woman identified as a friend who was “with him” when the argument with Copeland turned physical. She had to get 22 stitches in her abdomen.
As for Copeland’s injuries … his diaphragm was punctured during the stabbing, and he’s recovering after surgery.