One teen is in custody after three teenagers were hospitalized following a multiple-stabbing in Comox Saturday evening.

The incident happened at around 10 p.m. in front of a large group of people at an empty gravel pit area along Pritchard Road.

All three teens suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, according to Comox Valley RCMP. Two victims, deemed to be in critical condition, were airlifted to Victoria while one teen was transported by ground to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

All victims are expected to recover.

A suspect was quickly identified and arrested.

“The school district has activated their critical incident response team, which will be available to support students, families, and staff after this alarming incident,” said Comox Valley RCMP Const. Monika Terragni.

Anyone with additional information is asked to please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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