Charges have been filed against a Bowling Green man from a stabbing incident last week in the Napoleon Wal-Mart parking lot.

Kyle Kirby, 39, of Bowling Green, has been charged with two counts of felonious assault following an incident which was originally reported as a stabbing in the parking lot.

Lt. Edward Legg of the Napoleon Police Department said there were two victims in the incident.

One victim is Nicholas Winterfeld of Perrysburg, who suffered stab wounds. The other victim is Debra Hill of Springfield, Ohio, who suffered injuries when Kirby’s vehicle ran into her vehicle in the parking lot. Hill was in her vehicle when it was hit.

Legg said the charges were delivered to Kirby’s legal representation as he was also injured in the incident and remains under medical care. He will appear in Napoleon Municipal Court at a date to be determined later.

Legg added further charges are pending in the case.

He also said it is unclear at this time what precipitated the assault, though it appears something happened while both vehicles were traveling on U.S. Route 24.

The vehicles then exited at the State Route 108 exit and then entered the Wal-Mart parking lot, where a chase ensued after Kirby struck Hill’s vehicle.

Both Kirby and Winterfeld reportedly exited their vehicles after they then collided, and Kirby allegedly stabbed Winterfeld.

Legg said some passersby managed to separate the two at some point until officers could arrive.

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