In the most recent update on the incident at Ruth King Elementary School on Wednesday night, West Shore RCMP have revealed that one youth is in the hospital recovering from knife wounds.
According to RCMP, an altercation broke out between two groups of youths at the elementary school yards during the late evening hours of June 26th.
When police arrived at the scene, they found that one teenager had knife wounds as a result, and had to be hospitalized.
Investigators believe two groups of youths were walking on Goldstream Ave between Peatt Rd and Matson Rd, and crossed paths between the hours of 8 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
At this time, RCMP are asking any residences and businesses in the area that have surveillance cameras to review their footage, and report to police if their cameras captured the interaction.
The West Shore RCMP Serious Crimes Unit is also requesting that anyone with information regarding this incident who hasn’t already spoken to police, call them and speak to investigators.
They can be reached through their non-emergency line at 250-474-2264. You can also report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.