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Enterprise Man Arrested Following Stabbing Death of Wallowa Man
Mona K. Williams, District Attorney
Wallowa County District Attorney's Office
(541) 426-4543 ext. 640

The following news release is forwarded at the request of Wallowa County District Attorney's Office
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A 49-year old man is in custody following the stabbing death of another man early Thursday morning at Lear's Pub and Grill in Enterprise, Oregon. The investigation is being conducted by the Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigation Division with the assistance of the Union County Major Crimes Team, OSP Forensic Services Division and Wallowa County District Attorney's Office.
Information authorized for release by Wallowa County District Attorney Mona Williams indicates onMay 10, 2012 at approximately 12:45 a.m. an altercation occurred at Lear's Pub and Grill betweenLAWRENCE MOCK, age 26, from Wallowa, and MICHAEL TRENTON GASTON, age 49, from Enterprise. During the incident, GASTON fatally stabbed MOCK.
GASTON was taken into custody by Enterprise Police Department and lodged in the Union County Jail for Murder and Manslaughter in the First Degree.
No additional details are being released at this time pending approval through the Wallowa County District Attorney's Office.