One person sent to hospital following a report of aggravated assault


2022-07-25 09:44 PDT

File # 2022-3680

On Friday, July 22, 2022 shortly before 11:00 pm, Salmo RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at the Shambhala Music Festival.

Police immediately attended and upon arrival found that the suspect, an adult man, was with Shambhala security. The victim, an adult man as well, was taken to hospital for medical treatment where he was reported to be in stable condition. Injuries sustained are not believed to be life threatening.

Both the suspect and victim are known to each other and we do not believe there to be further risk to the public, said Cpl Darryl Orr NCO I/c Salmo RCMP.

The suspect, was released from custody, on conditions, for a future court appearance in Nelson Provincial Court.

The investigation is ongoing and if you have any information about this contact the Salmo RCMP at (250) 357-2212.


Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521


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