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Kingston Police investigating stabbing incident in University District

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Kingston Police are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at the corner of Johnson Street and University Avenue.

According to a release from Kingston Police, officers responded to a report of a male being stabbed after two males were confronted by a larger group of males at the corner of Johnson and University. The incident took place just before 4 a.m. on Sunday. One male involved in the altercation was punched in the mouth and subsequently stabbed receiving a lower-body injury, police said.

Immediately after the attack occurred, the large group of males fled the scene, leaving the area southbound on University Avenue then east on William Street, according to the release. Patrol Units of the Kingston Police searched the immediate area for the involved parties but were unable to locate them.

Police said the victim of this incident was transported from the scene to Kingston General Hospital by ambulance. The extent of the injuries are not known at this time but not deemed to be life-threatening, according to the release.

The suspect in this incident has been described as a white male, late teens or early twenties and wearing a long-sleeved pink shirt. Another male involved in the altercation that fled the scene in the company of the suspect was described as a white male wearing a black and red hoodie.

Anyone with information in regards to the identification of these males is asked to please contact Detective Hughes at 613-549-4660 ext. 6286 or via email at [email protected]. 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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