Balfour Street. Stabbing March 26, 2008

A 17 year old male has been charged with the incident from the 3500 block Balfour Street, earlier this morning. He faces charges of Attempted Murder regarding the stabbing of a 20 year old male victim who remains in stable condition in hospital.

The 17 year old suspect also faces charges of Aggravated Assault and Assault with a Weapon as a result of injuring a second male victim who intervened during the altercation. This 18 year old victim was treated for his injury at hospital and released.

The investigation is still ongoing. At this point it appears there had been a party at the Balfour Street residence. Several people were present and alcohol was being consumed. The victim and accused got into an altercation. It was during this altercation that the victim received several stab wounds. A second male intervened and received injuries as well.

The suspect will appear before a Justice of the Peace later today.

Charges have not been laid at this time regarding the 2nd person arrested this morning.

The investigation is continuing.

(Occurrence Number: 08-26835)