Man charged after three people stabbed at family gathering in southern Alberta

Mounties have charged a 45-year-old man from Taber with attempted murder after three people were stabbed at a family gathering in Grassy Lake on the weekend.

TABER — Mounties have charged a 45-year-old man from Taber with attempted murder after three people were stabbed at a family gathering in Grassy Lake on the weekend.

Police were called to a home near the small hamlet on Sunday morning and found three injured adults.

A 55-year-old man was taken to Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary by STARS in stable condition and remains in hospital.

A 46-year-old woman was taken to an area hospital where she is recovering and a 28-year-old man was transported to hospital and released.

Patrick McGann, 45, is charged with three counts of attempted murder and one count of possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

McGann remains in custody and will appear for a bail hearing in provincial court on Tuesday.