Police: 5 charged following double stabbing at Warwick bar

West Bay

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — A New York City firefighter is facing a felony assault charges after allegedly stabbing two men outside of a Warwick bar.

Police tell Eyewitness News John Decarlo, 35, of Brooklyn, stabbed two 25-year-old men in the parking lot outside All Stars Bar and Grill on Airport Road early Wednesday morning.

Both victims were stabbed in the neck and torso, according to police, and were transported to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries. Police said both men are now in stable condition.

Decarlo is charged with two counts of assault with intent to commit a specified felony (murder), weapons other than firearms prohibited (knife) and disorderly conduct.

He was arraigned Wednesday afternoon and released on $50,000 surety bail.

Decarlo’s attorney said in court he is a New York City firefighter and is an active member of the Army Reserve. He added that Decarlo was in Rhode Island on military business.

Decarlo is due back in court on Nov. 25.

Police also charged four men with disorderly conduct and released them on a summons.

  • Yannis Pavlis, 26, of Warwick
  • Jonathan S. Paquin, 23, of Warwick
  • Nicholas E. Marasco, 26, of Narragansett
  • Jason E. Moniz, 29, of Providence

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information to contact the Warwick Police Detective Division at (401) 468-4233.

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