[EN IMAGES] Stabbing: a sexagenarian found on the ground in Lac-Saint-Charles

A seriously injured man showing signs of violence was discovered on the ground around 4 p.m. on rue Thibodeau, in Lac-Saint-Charles, north of Quebec.


[EN IMAGES]    Stabbing: a sexagenarian found on the ground in Lac-Saint-Charles

Photo QMI Agency, Marcel Tremblay

The crime scene is on rue Thibodeau, between rue Hamann and rue Bouchard.


[EN IMAGES]    Stabbing: a sexagenarian found on the ground in Lac-Saint-Charles

Photo QMI Agency, Marcel Tremblay

The victim, aged in his 60s, was allegedly attacked with a knife. The injured individual was found outside. His condition inspires fears and his life would be threatened.


[EN IMAGES]    Stabbing: a sexagenarian found on the ground in Lac-Saint-Charles

Photo by Jean-Francois Racine

For now, the police are starting an investigation for attempted murder or homicide.


[EN IMAGES]    Stabbing: a sexagenarian found on the ground in Lac-Saint-Charles

Photo QMI Agency, Marcel Tremblay

The suspect was quickly located in the following minutes, near the scene of the tragedy. He was immediately arrested by the police. The link between the two people has not yet been clarified, as has the motive for the attack.


[EN IMAGES]    Stabbing: a sexagenarian found on the ground in Lac-Saint-Charles

Photo QMI Agency, Marcel Tremblay

The Quebec City Police Service (SPVQ) received several calls from citizens through 9-1-1 to report this attack. So there would be witnesses who saw or heard part of the events. The investigators will first have to meet the neighbors.


[EN IMAGES]    Stabbing: a sexagenarian found on the ground in Lac-Saint-Charles

Photo by Jean-Francois Racine

At least one vehicle is inside the perimeter, in the scene to be analyzed by the specialists.


[EN IMAGES]    Stabbing: a sexagenarian found on the ground in Lac-Saint-Charles

Photo QMI Agency, Marcel Tremblay

The SPVQ mobile command post is already on site. Forensic identification technicians are also expected on site.

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