Kingston Police investigating Compton Street stabbing

Emergency vehicles responding to a call near 110 Compton Street. Submitted image.

Kingston Police are investigating a stabbing that took place in the area of 110 Compton Street on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

At approximately 4 p.m. Kingston Police were dispatched to the area in Kingston’s north end in regards to an assault that had just taken place there, according to a release from Kingston Police, dated Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

Police said witnesses at the scene had indicated that a male victim had possibly been stabbed, and upon arrival, officers found him collapsed on the ground covered in blood, in a conscious state, outside of 110 Compton Street. Police provided medical assistance to the 28-year-old male victim until Frontenac Paramedics were able to transport him to Kingston General Hospital with life-threatening injuries caused by multiple stab wounds, according to the release. The victim was subsequently admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital for treatment.

Further investigation revealed that the original assault stemmed from an altercation that occurred in the fire lane between Compton Street and Wilson Street between the victim and a Caucasian male suspect who was possibly wearing red shorts and a white shirt, police said. This male suspect fled from the scene following the attack.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident or who may have information pertaining to the identity of the male suspect is asked to please contact Detective Jamie Graham at 613-549-4660 ext. 6311 or via email at [email protected]. Kingston Police is also asking that anyone in the area of Compton Street or Wilson Street who may have security or doorbell video of the area at the approximate time of the incident please contact the Major Crime Unit.

Tips can be provided anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to remain anonymous.

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