Senior charged with Eel River stabbing

A 71-year-old man from the Eel River Crossing area is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Campbellon on Monday in connection with a stabbing in the community.

Victim from Eel River Crossing in critical condition

Campbellton RCMP say their investigation into the stabbing continues. (RCMP)

A 71-year-old man from the Eel River Crossing area is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Campbellon on Monday in connection with a stabbing in the community.

RCMP were called to the parking lot of a business in Eel River Crossing shortly before 2 p.m. on Sept. 8 in response to a man being stabbed.

The 71-year-old was subsequently arrested.

The 60-year-old stabbing victim from Eel River Crossing was airlifted to the Saint John Regional Hospital.

He is in critical but stable condition.

RCMP say their investigation is continuing.