SHAMOKIN — A Shamokin man was taken into custody Monday afternoon about an hour after allegedly stabbing a 72-year-old city resident in the back in the 400 block of East Pine Street.

Joseph R. Hornberger, 50, who is from Shamokin but told police he has no permanent address, is accused of stabbing Larry Pensyl, of 246 S. Shamokin St., in the back at about 1:15 p.m.

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