Stabbing in St. Catharines early Tuesday sends man to hospital with serious injuries

Niagara police have charged a man in his 50s with aggravated assault after a late night incident in St. Catharines April 12, 2022. Don Mitchell / Global News

Police in St. Catharines say a stabbing in the city’s east side early Tuesday was likely a targeted incident.

Niagara Regional Police say a 55-year-old man suffered serious wounds just after midnight in a residential neighbourhood near Ferndale Avenue and Dunvegan Road.

The victim was transported to a local hospital before being airlifted to an out-of-town trauma centre by air ambulance.

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He was listed in stable condition as of late Tuesday.

A 28-year-old St Catharines man has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with the altercation, according to police.

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