Stabbing at a Port Alberni apartment

Port Alberni

2023-10-23 07:17 PDT

File # 2023-11465

On the afternoon of October 20, Port Alberni RCMP received a report of a stabbing that occurred at an apartment building at the 5100 block of Argyle Street. Frontline officers responded and located a male suffering from serious injuries. The male victim was transported to hospital and, despite the efforts of bystanders and emergency first responders, the male succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators spoke to several witnesses on scene. A male suspect has been identified and RCMP are actively seeking his arrest. This is an isolated incident and parties involved are known to each other, police do not have concern for the safety of the public. Port Alberni Major Crime Unit has taken over this investigation.

No further information will be released.

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