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UPDATE: Man arrested after stabbing in West Kelowna

A 50-year-old West Kelowna man is in custody after a 45-year-old man was stabbed in West Kelowna, Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan/Dan Couch (with permission)
April 30, 2015 - 10:30 AM

WEST KELOWNA – A 45-year-old man remains in hospital with life threatening injuries after he was stabbed early Wednesday afternoon.

RCMP were called about a stabbing near the intersection of Solar Road and Elliot Road in West Kelowna just before 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29.

“When police attended they located a 45-year-old man suffering from a serious stab wound,” Cpl. Joe Duncan says in a media release.

There are reports the victim was stabbed in the chest.

Duncan says RCMP have arrested a 50-year-old West Kelowna man who is being held in custody. He has a court appearance scheduled for today.

Duncan says the victim and the suspect know each other and stresses the public is not at risk.

The approximate location of a stabbing in West Kelowna, Wednesday, April 30, 2015.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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