On December 29th, at approximately 11:15 p.m. Sooke RCMP received a report of an altercation near the St. Rose of Lima Church on Townsend Road in Sooke. Police responded and located a male victim of a stabbing a short ways from the scene – in his residence.
The victim – a 24 year old male from Sooke was transported to hospital with a non-life threatening stab wound to the lower back.
Police are actively investigating this incident. It is not considered to be a random attack, and at this point in the investigation there is not believed to be any threat to the public from the suspect or suspects.
Anyone having any information about this incident is asked to call the Sooke Detachment RCMP at 250-642-5241 or Crimestoppers at 1800-222-8477.