Monday, March 27, 2023

Three people taken to hospital after being stabbed multiple times in North Saanich residence

Three victims have been taken to hospital in serious condition following a stabbing incident that took place inside a North Saanich residence, according to Sidney/North Saanich RCMP.

The incident took place on May 27 when RCMP officers received a 911 call that multiple people had received serious injuries by someone who was still inside the residence, located at the 10000-block of Derrick Road in North Saanich.

Officers arrived on the scene and forcibly entered the residence, locating three individuals who had been stabbed multiple times.

Police say that they located the man believed to be responsible at the scene as well and he was arrested without incident.

Emergency first aid measures were conducted by the officers until the scene was deemed safe for BC Ambulance Paramedics. All three victims received injuries that necessitated emergency transport to hospital.

The victims are currently in serious but stable condition and are expected to survive the injuries.

“Responding officers relied on their training and de-escalation skills to take this very agitated and violent individual into custody. I am grateful that all first responders acted in a professional manner to bring this very volatile situation to a safe end,” Said Cpl Andres Sanchez Media Liaison with Sidney North Saanich RCMP.

There is no danger to the public and at this stage of the investigation, it is believed that the man arrested is known to the victims and that this was an isolated incidentThe man who was arrested at the scene remains in police custody, according to RCMP.

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