Man accused of stabbing at Olean bar

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – A search prompted a partial lockdown at Olean High School Thursday, because the suspect lives two blocks from the school. Olean Police say they arrested 34-year-old Khuong M. Nguyen at 1:15 p.m.

Nguyen is accused of stabbing 48-year-old Joseph Gilroy in his head and his back. The alleged assault happened at a West State Street bar, early Thursday morning.

Nguyen was arrested for second-degree assault and was held at the Olean city lockup. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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