Kingston Police remained on scene at a building at the corner of Patrick Street and Fraser Street as of 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jul. 6, 2023 following a report of a violent incident in which at least one person sustained serious injuries.
First responders were initially dispatched to the location at around 6:30 p.m. for a report of an assault with a weapon.
Neighbours say the assailant initially attempted to break into a vehicle and entered a townhouse at 375 Patrick Street, then exited and made his way to an apartment at 69 Fraser St, where he subsequently stabbed the victim.
The victim, a female appearing to be in her 30s, was taken to hospital with a stab wound to her upper torso.
According to Desirae Collins, who said she is a friend of the victim, the female in her 30s is in hospital and is expected to recover.
Kingston Police had largely cleared the scene by about 10:00 p.m. with the roadway having been reopened, but some officers remained on scene maintaining custody of the scene pending further investigation.
The condition of the assailant remains unclear.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.