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Witnesses help track down suspect after life-threatening north Edmonton stabbing

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, EPS Northeast Branch patrol members responded to a weapons complaint in a business near 140 Avenue and Victoria Trail. Global News

A man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after an apparent stabbing at a north Edmonton grocery store, police said.

Officers responded to a weapons complaint in a business near 140 Avenue and Victoria Trail at about 4:20 p.m. Wednesday.

They found a man lying on the floor with what appeared to be a stab wound.

EMS treated the victim and took him to hospital with a life-threatening injury, police said.

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Officers were told another man had stabbed this man before running away from the store.

An EPS spokesperson told Global News that several witnesses helped police find the suspect, who was arrested nearby without incident.

Police do not know yet if the two men know each other.

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The incident is being investigated and charges are pending, police said.

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, EPS Northeast Branch patrol members responded to a weapons complaint in a business near 140 Avenue and Victoria Trail. Global News

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