Calgary

Man seriously injured in hatchet attack outside of Drop-In Centre

Police say a man is in serious but stable condition after he was attacked with a hatchet outside of the Calgary Drop-In Centre.
Police tape is seen outside of the Calgary Drop-In Centre in this 2019 file photo. Police are investigating a hatchet attack outside of the centre on Saturday. (Terri Trembath/CBC)

Police say a man is in serious but stable condition after he was attacked with a hatchet outside of the Calgary Drop-In Centre.

At 7 p.m. Saturday, police said they received a call from staff at the Drop-In that a client of the centre had been attacked outside of the building by another man with a hatchet.

The victim was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition.

Police said as of 8:15 p.m. they did not have a suspect in custody, and continue to investigate.

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