2 charged in Clarksville attempted murder, robbery

2 charged in Clarksville attempted murder, robbery
David Kinley (Source: Clark County, IN Jail)
David Kinley (Source: Clark County, IN Jail)

CLARKSVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Two men have been arrested in Clarksville on attempted murder and armed robbery charges.

A Clarksville Police Department news release identifies the suspects as Justin Bower and David Kinley. The arrests were made Sept. 15.

Detective Capt. Joel DeMoss said the victim was stabbed nine times in the back the evening before the arrests were made. It happened on Silver Creek Drive.

At a press conference on Tuesday, police said the victim knew the suspects. They told the man they wanted to buy and engine hoist but police determined they went to the home to rob the victim of his gun, money and prescription pills.

The victim told police he grabbed his gun and went after the suspects but he became weak and had to sit down.

Kinley was found close to the scene; Brown other was found in Louisville.

The victim is in critical condition but is expected to survive, according to police.

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