Man Gets Life for 5 Points Bar Stabbing

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing two employees at a bar in Columbia's Five Points.

A jury found Stewart Randal Ard guilty Wednesday of multiple charges, including one count of attempted murder. Previous Coverage:Five Points Stabbing Suspect Arrested

Back on July 28th, 2013, Ard stabbed two employees and assaulted two others at Group Therapy on Greene Street after he and another person were asked to leave the bar. Police said at the time that Ard first left the bar, but then returned to commit the assault.

The two stabbing victims did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

Ard's sentence does not carry with it the possibility of parole.


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