Washington Man Arrested In Izhut Bay Stabbings
Friday, 13 June 2008
State Troopers say a 33-year-old Washington State man has been charged with
attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed his crewmates on that fishing boat
in Izhut Bay Wednesday.
Troopers arrested Shane Flemens, of Wenatchee,
Washington, on Wednesday.
say Flemens was aboard the fishing boat Kilokak, in Izhut Bay, on the southeast
coast of Afognak Island, when he entered the galley of the boat Wednesday
morning and attacked three crewmates with an 8-inch knife.
allegedly tried to stab 20-year-old Robert Lindsey. Troopers say Flemens then
turned on 19-year-old Daniel Courchaine, pushed him to the floor, and began
stabbing him in the chest and throat. Courchaine was taken to Providence Kodiak Island
Medical Center after being medevac’d by a Coast Guard helicopter from Air
captain of the boat, 65-year-old Vitomir Kalcic entered the galley, troopers
say Flemens also tried to stab him.
for the attack has been given.
to the attempted murder charges, Flemens was also charged with multiple counts