St. Louis man accused of what victim calls random stabbing

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Christopher Pierce, of St. Louis, was charged in a stabbing in downtown St. Louis.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A 42-year-old man is accused of what a property management company’s president calls the random stabbing of him in downtown St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says Christopher Pierce of St. Louis was charged Friday with first-degree assault and armed criminal action involving George Steffen.

Steffen tells the newspaper that he simply was saying hello to a stranger after leaving hsi condominium Thursday morning when the man police say is Pierce suddenly knocked him down and began stabbing him.

Fifty-seven-year-old Steffen was treated for stab wounds to a leg.

Online court records do not show whether Pierce has an attorney who can speak on his behalf.
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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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