Red Deer RCMP investigate stabbing during altercation

Red Deer RCMP are investigating a stabbing that occurred Jan. 22 just before midnight.

One man is in serious condition after a stabbing incident in Red Deer on Jan. 22.

Police say the stabbing occurred just before midnight in the Riverside Meadows neighbourhood at about 11:55 p.m. The call came in that a 34-year-old man from Red Deer was stabbed at a residence after an altercation with two men and one woman.

The victim was stabbed in the torso several times, say police, but is said to be in stable condition in hospital.

RCMP do not believe this was a random attack and are working to confirm the identities of the suspects. Updates will be issued as more information becomes available.

If you have information about this stabbing, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com. You could be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.