Man admits stabbing victim in Olean bar

Khuong M. Nguyen

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man now admits his role in a stabbing at a West State Street bar in April.

Khuong Nguyen, 34, stabbed 48-year-old Joseph Gilroy in his head and his back last April. The search for Nguyen prompted a partial lockdown at Olean High School.

On Monday, Nguyen pleaded guilty to second degree attempted assault.

He will be sentenced in August. 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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