Officers begin to remove police tape after a stabbing on the Galloping Goose Trail Thursday evening. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

VicPD investigates stabbing near Selkirk Montessori school

Victim in potentially life-threatening condition

VicPD patrol and K9 officers are investigating a stabbing near the Galloping Goose Regional Trail.

Officers were called to the 300-block of Waterfront Crescent following a call that a man had been stabbed in the area. Police provided emergency first aid on the victim who was in potentially life-threatening condition. He has since been transported to hospital and his current condition is unknown.

Police remain in the area searching for a suspect and gathering evidence. Traffic was impacted on the trail and nearby roads while police investigate.

READ ALSO: Victoria Police seek information on downtown stabbing



nina.grossman@blackpress.ca

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One victim has been taken to hospital in potentially life threatening condition following a stabbing in the 300-block of Waterfront Crescent. (Google Maps)

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