Nova Scotia

RCMP lay 3 charges of attempted murder after stabbing

Police have charged a 22-year-old man with three counts of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a group of party guests in Ingonish Beach on Saturday.

Howie Centre man charged after fight at party

Police have charged a 22-year-old man with three counts of attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a group of young men at a house party in Ingonish Beach, N.S., on Saturday.

RCMP said they received a call around 1:48 a.m. that a man had stabbed three other men, aged 18, 19 and 20, in a lane off the Cabot Trail. It’s alleged a fight broke out after a group crashed a house party.

Besides attempted murder, Colton Joseph MacKinnon of Howie Centre also faces three counts of aggravated assault.

The three victims were taken to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital with serious injuries. One of the men was later taken to hospital in Halifax.

MacKinnon is in police custody and will appear in provincial court on Thursday.

with files from the Canadian Press

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