Thursday, March 20, 2014

Suspect Arrested for Stabbing at Local Gay Bar

Posted By on Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Connor Hiestand
  • Photo courtesy of Tucson Police.
  • Connor Hiestand

Tucson Police and Fire Department responded to a 911 distress call from IBT’s around 11 p.m. Wednesday, March 19. Witnesses told investigators that two men began arguing and started fighting in the gay bar located at 616 N. Fourth Ave. Connor Hiestand, 21, allegedly pulled out a knife, lunged at the other male multiple times and fled the scene, according to TPD.

Based on the information gathered from witnesses, authorities were able to locate and arrest Hiestand shortly after the incident.


Hiestand has been charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. His bond has been set at $75,000. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for stab wounds on the chest, back and arms. Tucson Police say the victim is in stable condition.

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