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Stabbing victim taken to hospital from downtown Calgary convenience store

Stabbing victim seeks help at downtown Calgary convenience store
Calgary police are searching for suspects after a stabbing victim entered a convenience store in the downtown core on Feb. 26 looking for help. Doug Vaessen has details.

One man was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after a stabbing in downtown Calgary, police said.

According to the police, the victim entered a Circle K convenience store located at 1403 8 Street S.W. just before 4 a.m. asking for help.

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Police said the victim, a 22-year-old man, was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition.

EMS said the injuries he sustained were potentially life-threatening.

Calgary police said a 22-year-old man was taken to hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 26 after entering a Circle K convenience store at 1403 8 Street S.W. asking for help.
Calgary police said a 22-year-old man was taken to hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 26 after entering a Circle K convenience store at 1403 8 Street S.W. asking for help. Global News

Investigators believe the stabbing took place outside of an apartment building located at 1177 11 Street S.W., just a short distance away from the convenience store.

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Police said the victim is not cooperating with investigators.

Anyone with information on the incident can call the Calgary police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234 or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.

– With files from Doug Vaessen