Crimebeat – Stabbing victim remains in stable condition



THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – Thunder Bay Police report, “A 26 year old male remains at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center in stable condition as a result of being stabbed this morning outside a Cumming Street residence.

Thunder Bay Police Officers arrived on scene just after 11:00 a.m. on September 26th, 2012 to assist the victim of a stabbing. It would appear that two males got into a verbal argument inside the residence and shortly afterwards they moved outside the residence where the situation escalated and the victim was stabbed. The accused was located and arrested a short time later a few blocks from where the assault took place. He was escorted to the Balmoral Street Station where he remains in custody pending a court appearance in the morning.

The 19 year old male has been charged with Aggravated Assault and Breach of Probation. He also had outstanding warrants. The victim and accused were known to each other and alcohol was a factor in this incident.