Homeless man stabbed in San Luis Obispo

February 28, 2011

David Allen Purdy

A homeless man was stabbed multiple times in the torso on Sunday at about 4:19 p.m. at a San Luis Obispo homeless encampment.

Police and paramedics responding to an emergency call at the camp located in the area of Tank Farm Road near the Southern Pacific Railroad Tracks found Donald Bruce, 55, suffering from stab wounds. Bruce identified his attacker as 60-year-old David Allen Purdy.

Police found Purdy at a nearby encampment. He was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail for attempted murder with bail set at $500,000.

Bruce was treated and released from a local hospital.


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3 Comments

  1. MAD HATTER says:

    And to think San Luis Obispo is such a happy place, Not!

    (-1) 1 Total Votes - 0 up - 1 down
  2. Cindy says:

    Another one! This is where the city of SLO wants to send all the homeless men and woman that are sheltered, nourished and protected at Dan Devauls place. That judge and his cronies should rot in hell.
    God Bless the Homeless

    (-3) 9 Total Votes - 3 up - 6 down
  3. danika says:

    Shame on us for looking the other way at those who are homeless. Could be one of us someday.

    (1) 13 Total Votes - 7 up - 6 down

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