Two injured in early morning stabbing

Red Deer RCMP are investigating a double stabbing that happened early this morning in the downtown.

Red Deer RCMP are investigating a double stabbing that happened early this morning in the downtown.

A stabbing victim, an 18-year-old male from Red Deer, arrived at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre at about 3:20 a.m. and was taken by STARS air ambulance to Calgary with serious injuries. A 19-year-old male, of Red Deer, was treated and released from Red Deer hospital.

Police believe the stabbings occurred at or near a bar parking lot at the corner of 47th Street and Gaetz Avenue.

Red Deer General Investigation Service and the Forensic Identification Section are still investigating.

Anyone with information about the crime or identity of a suspect is asked to contact Red Deer City RCMP at 403-343-5575, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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