Breaking News Bar
updated: 3/6/2011 11:06 PM

Arrests in stabbing at Naperville bar

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 

Two people have been charged in connection with a stabbing at a Naperville bar in the early morning hours Sunday.

A security guard at the BlackFinn American Saloon, 16 W. Jefferson, was stabbed in the abdomen about 1:32 a.m. during a fight with a man who was being escorted out of after being found smoking in the bathroom, police said.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

The security guard underwent surgery after suffering what are believed to be nonlife-threatening injuries.

Adam B. Hearn, 31, of the 900 block of South Main Street, Lombard, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery with great bodily harm and possession of a weapon by a felon.

According to a statement released by police, Hearn and his girlfriend, 25-year-old Kelly L. Cihlar, of 2700 block of Mohawk Drive, Woodridge, were found in a restroom smoking a cigarette and were asked to smoke outside.

Hearn then hurled verbal abuse at the security staff, who then asked the couple to leave for the night, police said.

As security staff began to escort the couple out of the bar, police said a fight broke out between Hearn and the victim.

Police said Hearn took a knife from his pocket and stabbed the security guard in the abdomen.

Several other security guards subdued Hearn until police arrived.

The victim was treated on the scene by the Naperville Fire Department and taken to Edward Hospital, where he underwent surgery.

Cihlar, who, police said, fought with responding units during the initial investigation, was also arrested and charged with obstruction of a police officer, resisting arrest, battery, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cannabis, all misdemeanors.

Hearn was scheduled to appear in a DuPage County bond court this morning.

Share this page
    help here