VicPD Cruiser Downtown

VicPD are looking for video footage and witnesses to come forward following an altercation that left two people in the hospital with stab wounds early on Sunday morning. 

At around 1 a.m. on Sunday, VicPD officers responded to an incident in the 700-block of Courtney Street.

According to police, patrol officers were flagged down and alerted by people in the area that an altercation had taken place nearby.

Officers were able to locate two people suffering from potentially life-threatening stab wounds following this altercation.

Police say they gave immediate first-aid until paramedics were able to arrive and take over medical care.

VicPD said both victims were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following medical treatment on scene. 

“The investigation is in the early stages and remains active and ongoing,” said VicPD in a statement. 

“There have not been any arrests. To date, the investigation has not shown any indication that there is any risk to the general public.”

VicPD said their Major Crimes Unit (MCU) believes there may be video footage of this incident and additional witnesses who have not yet spoken with investigators.

Police are asking that anyone who has cellphone video, surveillance video or dashcam video of the area of the 700-block of Courtney Street, or if anyone witnessed the incident and has yet to speak with an officer, call VicPD at (250) 995-7654.

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