Woman killed, son hurt in B.C. island stabbings
A woman has been killed and her son has been transported in critical condtion to hospital in Victoria after both were stabbed on B.C.'s Gabriola Island Wednesday by a suspect still at large, reports say.
Police have halted ferry service from the island, off the coast of Nanaimo, as they search for a man described as being in his 30s and wearing dark clothing, local reports said.
Few other details in connection with the incident are available.
Gabriola lies less than a kilometre off the coast of Vancouver Island, about 100 kilometres north of Victoria.