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One suspect has been arrested in connection with a stabbing on Gorge Road East last Friday.

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. in the 300-block of Gorge Road East.

The suspect was suffering from serious injuries and was transported to hospital by paramedics.

Police said they believe the attack was targeted.

Upon investigation, Major Crime Unit detectives learned that the assault had taken place in a multi-unit residential building in the 200-block of Gorge Road East.

They joined with the VicPD Strike Force investigative unit and found the suspect at a residence in the 800 block of Admirals Roads.

With the assistance of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team, he was arrested the same night.

He faces recommended charges of assault causing bodily harm and breach of a release order.

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