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Charges Filed For Nugget Stabbing

Murphys, CA — A Mountain View man has been charged with attempted murder following the weekend stabbing at the Nugget Bar in Murphys.

46-year-old Joseph Harris is being held in Calaveras County Jail on $620,000 bail. Early Saturday morning a pair of large brawls started at the establishment, resulting in a 35-year-old Hathaway Pines man receiving two stab wounds.

Harrison is also charged with assault with a deadly weapon, making criminal threats, active participant in a criminal street gang, brandishing a weapon and public intoxication.

The victim was taken to Sonora Regional Medical Center where he was treated and released.

Written by bjhansen@mlode.com.

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