Three people were taken to Poudre Valley Hospital by ambulance
following a stabbing on Saturday night, according to a Fort Collins
Police Services press release.
Two people suffered serious stab wounds and another person had a
small cut on the hand.
The connection between the victims is under investigation and
the current conditions of the victims are unknown.
Police arrived at the 2800 block of Redwing Road in south Fort
Collins within minutes of a 911 call placed at 11:44 p.m.
The stabbings occurred when people were kicked out of a house
party at 2804 Redwing Road, said Mike Flick, a junior civil
engineering major who witnessed the events from his home across the
street from the party.
“There was a pack of 20 to 30 people in the middle of the street
in this big brawl,” Flick said. “All we saw was the aftermath: one
guy was stabbed really deep on the right shoulder and in the back
someplace and another guy was cut across the belly.”
Flick and his roommate Matt Lawonn pulled the victim with
multiple stab wounds onto their driveway and tried to keep him calm
while their other roommate, Adam Gutschick, a junior accounting
major, called the police.
“There were a lot of people over there, when they opened the
garage door it was packed with people,” Flick said. “We heard that
there were four kegs over there; it was just really out of
According to the press release, dozens of people in the area
were interviewed by police officers and some witnesses were taken
to the police department for additional questioning.
Rita Davis, spokesperson for Fort Collins Police Service, said
the police department will release information pending an
“We have no further information available,” Davis said. “We are
investigating, but there are no details to release at this
Officers closed a portion of Redwing Road on Saturday night
while they collected information pertaining to the stabbings.
Flick and Lawson said police were in the area until just before
“It was just really intense,” said Lawonn, a sophomore
Anyone with further information on the stabbing is asked to
contact Fort Collins Police Service at 221-6540.