Man charged with attempted murder in Charlottetown stabbing incident
Man, 20, arrested at the scene; police say the two men know each other
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.
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.
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