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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:00 am

City man gets 10-year term for stabbing

MATTHEW LEBLANC | The Journal Gazette

A Fort Wayne man has been ordered to spend 10 years in prison for a September stabbing that left a man with serious injuries.

Myron L. Logan, 46, had been charged with four felonies including attempted murder in the Sept. 29 attack. He pleaded guilty in May to aggravated battery and was sentenced Tuesday in Allen Superior Court.

The other charges were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

Police found Bryant D. Lawrence, 45, on the ground in the 2500 block of Lillie Street and bleeding from his mouth around 8:45 p.m. Sept. 29. Blood was pooling underneath him, and officers found multiple stab wounds to his chest, sides and back, according to court documents.

Lawrence was taken to a hospital in critical condition, and Logan – with blood on his clothing – was found near the scene. Witnesses identified Logan as the attacker.

An argument preceded the stabbing, and Lawrence told police he tried to walk away. As he did, he felt sharp pains in his back.

Lawrence said Logan repeatedly stabbed him with a butcher knife. The attack reportedly continued as Lawrence tried to flee, and he lost consciousness, according to a probable cause affidavit.

mleblanc@jg.net