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An area of downtown Victoria was closed early this morning following a stabbing that left one person with serious injuries.

The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning in the area of Quadra Street and Pandora Avenue.

Arriving VicPD officers located a man suffering from potentially life-threatening injuries and immediately rendered first aid on the victim until paramedics arrived.

The man was transported to hospital where he remains and his injuries are now considered non-life-threatening.

VicPD’s Major Crime Unit took over the investigation and are now seeking witnesses and information.

The intersection of Quadra Street and Pandora Avenue was closed until approximately 6 a.m. this morning.

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

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