23-year-old arrested after double stabbing in Vancouver

Feb 21 2018, 3:54 am

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an early-morning double stabbing in Vancouver that took place in the city’s Downtown Eastside early Tuesday morning.

Just after 5:30 am, VPD officers received a report of a disturbance in the area of Princess Avenue near Powell Street.

Upon their arrival at the scene, they found a 49-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman who were both suffering from stab wounds.

The man and woman were both rushed to hospital and police said that although their injuries are “serious,” they are not believed to be life-threatening.

The victims and the suspect are all known to each other, police added.

Police said there is no further information to share at this point, but that the investigation is ongoing.

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