Police make arrests after violent week of stabbings in Winnipeg
Exception is latest incident, with 18-year-old man in hospital with non-life threatening injuries
Police have made a number of arrests after a series of stabbings in Winnipeg this week.
In addition to an arrest in the stabbing of two people near Winnipeg's Via Rail Station, which killed one person and sent another person to hospital, police released the following information Friday.
A man has been charged with aggravated assault, among other offences, after a 34-year-old man was taken to hospital in critical condition after being stabbed Canada Day.
Police said the assault happened around 6:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Regent Avenue West.
They said the victim and suspect were with three other people in a parking lot when a fight broke out.
The suspect initially got away but police located and arrested him without incident Thursday.
He is being held at the Provincial Remand Centre.
A 26-year-old man is also charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon after a 44-year-old man was stabbed on Wednesday.
Police said it happened in the 1900 block of Portage Avenue around 10 p.m.
The victim was taken to hospital in stable condition.
The suspect was arrested without incident near Ness Avenue and Century Street a short time later.
He is being held in custody.
A 27-year-old woman from Little Grand Rapids is facing charges after two people were stabbed just before 5 a.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Carlton Street.
One of the victims, a woman, was taken to hospital in critical condition. The other, a man, was in unstable condition.
Both were later upgraded to stable. The suspect is being held at the Provincial Remand Centre.
Police said there are still no arrests in a stabbing early Friday morning in Osborne Village.
An 18-year-old male is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police said they are still interviewing witnesses and no other information is available.