Man charged with attempted murder in stabbing at Air Canada operations centre
Police have charged a 48-year-old Milton, Ont. man with attempted murder following a stabbing at the Air Canada operations centre in Brampton, Ont. Wednesday night.
Peel Regional Police said officers were called to the scene at Ironbridge Road, near Mississauga Road and Steeles Avenue at around 10 p.m.
A 46-year-old man was found suffering from stab wounds and was rushed to hospital in critical condition. Another man was found suffering from minor injuries. He was treated at the scene and police said it still isn’t clear what caused his injuries.
The tactical team was called in to secure the building as officers searched for the suspect who was later found and arrested.
“He was arrested off site,” said Peel Regional Police Officer George Tudos. “There was no public safety concern – at this point it’s an isolated incident – it’s amongst the people that were involved in this altercation.”
Police say the suspect, identified as Stephan Campbell, and victim knew each other.
The accused remains in police custody pending a bail hearing. In addition to an attempted murder charge, he also faces a charge of assault with a weapon for dangerous purposes.
The name of the victim has not been released.
Tudos said the operations centre operates 24 hours a day and that everyone involved in the incident was inside the building at the time the violence erupted.
Police continue to interview witnesses and investigate.
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