La Crosse man charged with stabbing over bicycle

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — A La Crosse man was charged Tuesday after he was accused of stabbing someone in the Riverside parking ramp during a fight over a bicycle.

Robert GardnerRobert P. Gardner, 22, was charged in La Crosse County Circuit Court with first-degree recklessly endangering safety and felony bail jumping.

According to the criminal complaint, Gardner stabbed another man in the arm Jan. 13 while they were arguing over who owned a bicycle inside the ramp. At the time, Gardner was out on bond for a possession of methamphetamine charge.

Police arrived on the scene to find the man on the southeast stairwell on level 6 of the ramp with a one-inch laceration on his shoulder. The victim was able to identify Gardner through a photo lineup.

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