Police have arrested a suspect after multiple people were stabbed — and one person died — Monday night in Burnaby, B.C.

Burnaby RCMP were called to the 5100-block of Kingsway Avenue at 11:30 p.m. PT on Sept. 18.

Police found three victims with stab wounds. One victim died from their injuries and two other victims suffered non-life threatening injuries.

A male suspect was arrested quickly a short distance from the scene.

Police are still investigating the incident. They believe it was not targeted but public safety is not a concern.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


  • An earlier version of this story said police believe the stabbing was targeted. In fact, police believe the stabbing was not targeted and say public safety is not a concern.
    Sep 19, 2017 11:40 AM PT