Man charged with at­tempted mur­der in stab­bing of city coun­cil­man

The Washington Times Daily - - NATION -

PHILADEL­PHIA | A man has been charged with at­tempted mur­der in the stab­bing of a Philadel­phia city coun­cil­man dur­ing an at­tempted rob­bery last week.

Shawn Yar­bray, 24, was ar­raigned Sun­day on the charge as well as ag­gra­vated as­sault, rob­bery, reck­less endangering and a weapons count in the stab­bing of Re­pub­li­can Coun­cil­man David Oh. His bail was set at $750,000.

The coun­cil­man said he was ap­proached Wed­nes­day night near his home by a man who de­manded his car keys and then stabbed him.

Of­fi­cials said he was hos­pi­tal­ized overnight and re­turned to work Fri­day. Mr. Yar­bray turned him­self in to po­lice Satur­day.

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