ELKO – A local man was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly attacking another man with a knife in a casino parking lot.

Carl A. Bond Jr., 41, approached the victim Saturday evening when he was leaving the Red Lion Hotel & Casino. The victim asked Bond how he was doing as a greeting. Bond responded by saying, “I’m going to kill somebody,” according to police.

The victim continued walking to his vehicle, but Bond reportedly attacked him from behind with a knife.

The victim wrestled the knife away from Bond, sustaining minor injuries to his hand in the process. Red Lion security helped detain Bond until police arrived at the scene. The victim was treated for his injuries at the scene.

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Police said they are not sure what contributed to Bond’s violent behavior.

Bond was arrested on charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. His bail was set at $120,000.

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