Man facing homicide charge in connection with fatal stabbing

Man facing homicide charge in connection with fatal stabbing

  • Tue Nov 29th, 2016 8:00pm
  • News

A 27-year-old Victoria man is facing a homicide charge in connection with the death of a man who was stabbed in front of a downtown McDonald’s early Saturday morning.

At around 12:30 a.m., multiple people called 911 after witnessing a stabbing that occurred at the corner of Douglas and View Streets. Police rushed to the scene and found a man suffering from a life-threatening stab wound.

He was taken to hospital where he underwent emergency surgery, but later succumbed to his injuries.

Officers were able to locate the suspect in the area and place him under arrest. Police are recommending a charge of murder as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to call 250-995-7654.