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Three people were taken into custody after a double stabbing in downtown Victoria Monday.

At around 3:30 p.m. on April 20th, VicPD were called to the 900-block of Pandora Avenue for a report that two men had been bear sprayed and stabbed.

Both stabbing victims were transported to hospital suffering from potentially life-threatening injuries. Their injuries are now considered non-life-threatening.

Three suspects were identified in the stabbing.

Shortly before 5 p.m., VicPD officers located and arrested one of the suspects in Bastion Square. A second suspect was arrested minutes in the 1400-block of Vancouver Street.

The third suspect was arrested today around noon in the 900-block of Pandora.

Investigators believe this was a targeted incident and did not believe there was a risk to public safety.

Detectives with VicPD’s Major Crime Unit are continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call VicPD at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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