Police charged 24-year-old James Morgan Hardiman with attempted murder Tuesday after a stabbing Monday in Timberlea, N.S.

Hardiman faces numerous other charges, police say, after a 21-year-old man was stabbed in the middle of Wedgewood Avenue. 

Hardiman is in police custody and will soon appear in court to answer charges of:

  • attempted murder
  • assault with a weapon
  • aggravated assault
  • possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

The victim was rushed to the QEII Hospital with serious injuries.He is in the intensive care unit (ICU) and is expected to recover.  

The investigation is continuing.