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Stabbing, standoff shut 2 Front Range schools

Bradley Wakoff, AP/Longmont Times-Call,Police arrest Carlos Cordova, 22, outside 1501 Northwestern Drive in Longmont, Colo., on Monday morning, in response to an attempted carjacking and stabbing that happened either late Sunday night or early Monday morning, Police Cmdr. Craig Earhart said.

LONGMONT ” A driver was stabbed in an attempted carjacking and two suspects were arrested after an hours-long standoff at a home on Monday, police said.

The victim was reported to be stable at a Longmont hospital. Neither his name nor specifics about his injuries were released.

Two schools in the area were closed for the day as a precaution.

Police Cmdr. Craig Earhart said a fight erupted late Sunday or early Monday as a group of men was driving to Longmont after leaving a Boulder strip club. Earhart said the driver was stabbed when some in the group tried to commandeer the vehicle.

Police later surrounded a house, although it wasn’t immediately clear what led them there.

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Scott Lorman, 23, was arrested at the house at 6 a.m. and Carlos Cordova, 22, was arrested there at about 9:30 a.m., Earhart said. Lorman lives at the house with his mother, police said.

A third person was being sought for questioning, Earhart said.

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