Duo charged with attempted murder, arson in stabbing

By KBJR News 1

Andre Anderson, Steven Hager

August 26, 2014 Updated Aug 26, 2014 at 3:04 PM CST

Rice Lake Township, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Two men have been charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing in Rice Lake Township.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Department says Andre Anderson of Hermantown and Steven Hager of Duluth allegedly stabbed a 22-year-old Hermantown man last Tuesday, August 19th.

The duo is also accused of stealing the victim's truck and then setting it on fire in Duluth.

Both men were charged Monday with Attempted Murder in the 2nd Degree and assault, robbery and arson, all in the 1st Degree.

Hager, 39, is being held on $350,000 bail and Anderson, 27, on $400,000 bail.

As of late last week, the victim was said to be in stable condition.

Written by Kevin Jacobsen
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