One man arrested after stabbing incident

Sooke

2023-09-17 11:32 PDT

File # 2023-3773

Sooke RCMP is investigating an altercation between a group of individuals which resulted in two men getting stabbed in Sooke.

On September 16, just after 6:00 p.m., Sooke RCMP responded to the 6600 block of Sooke Rd for a report of a man who had been stabbed. Police, with the help of the public, initiated first aid on the victims until BC Ambulance arrived and eventually transport them to hospital for their serious injuries.

The investigation indicated that an altercation erupted between a group of people which eventually led to the victims being stabbed. The events leading up to the altercation are also carefully being investigated. The suspect, a 21-year-old man was located nearby and was arrested.

This appears to be an isolated incident and there does not appear to be any further risk to the public.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Sooke RCMP at 250-642-5241.

Released by

Cpl. Alex Bérubé
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
Island District
2881 Nanaimo St, Victoria, BC V8T 4Z8
Office: 250-380-6110
Cell: 778-836-8153

Email: alex.berube@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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