Stabbing Victim and Attacker Facing Charges
HANOVER TOWNSHIP — A stabbing victim and his attacker are both facing charges for a fight in December outside a bar in Luzerne County.
Police said Edwin Cortez, 35, allegedly stabbed Bruce Fine outside Slate Bar in Hanover Township.
We’re told Cortez was working the door as a bouncer with two other men when a group of people, including Fine, tried to get in to buy beer.
According to police, Cortez wouldn’t let them in, and then he stabbed Fine.
A fight broke out and the bouncers left the scene.
Fine was taken to the hospital.
Cortez and Fine are both charged with assault.