Man charged with attempted murder in Charlottetown stabbing incident

Chase Aslantogmus from Stratford, P.E.I., is facing a charge of attempted murder following an alleged stabbing in Charlottetown Tuesday afternoon.

Man, 20, arrested at the scene; police say the two men know each other

Police vehicles and an ambulance at the scene on Upper Prince Street around 2 p.m. Tuesday. (Melanie Mills/Facebook)

A man from Stratford, P.E.I. has been charged with attempted murder following an alleged stabbing incident in Charlottetown. Twenty-year-old Chase Joseph Douglas Aslantogmus was charged in provincial court Wednesday afternoon. 

Police responded to a call on Upper Prince Street at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A 21-year-old man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with what police call serious but not life-threatening stab wounds.

"The victim had received multiple stab wounds, but is in stable condition in hospital," said Charlottetown deputy police chief Brad MacConnell. 

MacConnell said police believe the weapon was a knife. 

Chase Aslantgomus faces a charge of attempted murder. (Sarah MacMillan/CBC)

Aslantogmus was arrested at the scene on Tuesday. He will remain in custody until his next court appearance on Monday, Sept. 18.   

Police say the men knew each other.

The incident is still under investigation.