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Falls man faces attempted murder charge in knifing

LOCKPORT – Marc A. Madore, a Niagara Falls man who has been to state prison twice, pleaded not guilty Thursday in Niagara County Court to an attempted murder charge stemming from an Oct. 28 stabbing.

Madore, 41, of 20th Street, also was indicted on charges of first-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Madore was charged with stabbing Shawn Stoltz, 37, of Ferry Avenue, three times outside the victim’s home during a fight about 10;30 p.m. Stoltz was stabed in the left side of his chest, the shoulder and the back of his head. Police recovered a hunting knife and arrested Madore the next night.

County Judge Sara Sheldon Farkas denied bail for Madore, whose criminal resume includes serving 2 1/2 years in prison for grand larceny and felony criminal mischief, starting in 1992; 5 1/2 years in prison for first-degree assault, starting in 1999; and a year in the County Jail in a misdemeanor plea deal resulting from an alleged residential burglary in July 2012.

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