Campbell River RCMP investigating after Friday evening stabbing

Campbell River

2023-07-29 08:53 HAP

Dossier nº 2023-10735

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

The Campbell River RCMP are investigating an attempted murder as a result of an incident that took place at approximately 7:00pm on July 28, 2023 at a residence situated in the 900 block of Cedar Street in Campbell River.

During the incident a 21 year old man was stabbed multiple times by a 22 year old assailant who was known to him.

The suspect resisted police attempts to take him into custody. The resulting altercation ended with two officers being injured. Both officers were transported to Campbell River hospital with varying levels of non life threatening injuries.

The victim was taken to hospital and is expected to survive. The suspect was also taken to hospital and is receiving treatment.

Drugs are believed to be a factor in this event. Police do not believe there is any threat to the safety of the general public at this time.

If you have information regarding criminal activity in the community please call the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221. In the event of an emergency call 911. 

Diffusé par :

Gend. Maury Tyre
Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Campbell River
275, rue Dogwood Sud, Campbell River (C.-B.) V9W 8C8
Bureau : 250-286-6221
Cellulaire : 250-895-1468
Télécopieur : 250-286-3983

Courriel : maury.tyre@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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