On the morning of Monday, September 3, at approximately 1:00 a.m. the Storm Lake Police Department was dispatched to the 400 block of Russell Street in reference to a fight in progress.
Officers arriving on the scene observed several subjects in the street and as officers approached they began to flee on foot. Police located some of the subjects involved and came across two subjects suffering from lacerations to their heads. Both subjects were transported by ambulance to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center where they were treated and released.
Based on an investigation that was conducted Police determined a fight occurred in the Community Center in Alta. Upon leaving the Community Center in Alta the subjects involved in the fight re-engaged in the fight on Russell Street in Storm Lake. One subject was assaulted with a knife-sharpening tool.
Police located one of the suspects in the assault as he was attempting to leave the area in a car upon the arrival of law enforcement. That subject is identified as Bouasone Sihachak, age 22 of Storm Lake. Storm Lake Police charged Sihachak with Serious Assault and Public Intoxication. He was booked into the Buena Vista County Jail on $2,275 cash bond.
The incident is still under investigation and additional arrests are pending.
The Storm Lake Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Department.