On Sunday, May 14, at approximately 7:15 p.m., a violent altercation occurred between two males on the street near 6th Avenue East and 19th Street East in Owen Sound.

During the altercation, a 30-year-old Owen Sound male was stabbed numerous times. The victim was taken to Grey Bruce Health Services where he received emergency surgery and remains in the intensive care unit. 

The suspect, a 34-year-old male of no fixed address, remains at large. The victim and the suspect are known to each other.

Throughout Monday, May 15, there was an increased police presence in the area as the crime scene was processed. The Ontario Provincial Police Emergency Response and Tactical and Rescue Units were also in the area and assisted in searching a nearby residence for the suspect, who was not located.

This incident remains under investigation by the Owen Sound Police Criminal Investigation Branch.

Any persons who may have witnessed the event or may have further information are asked to contact the Owen Sound Police at 519.376.1234 or information may be provided anonymously to Grey Bruce Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477).


source: media release, OSPS





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