A 30-year-old man and a 23-year-old man were stabbed during an altercation at Captain’s Lounge on Reid Street early Monday [Nov 12] morning. One man is resting on a general ward, whole the other has been discharged from hospital.
A police statement said: “Around 12:30am on Monday, November 12th police officers attended a reported disturbance at Captain’s Lounge on Reid Street in the City of Hamilton.
“It appears that an altercation occurred between a few men at the premises and as a result a 30 year old Paget man and a 23 year old Paget man were injured. Both apparently sustained a stab wound each and were treated at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.
“At last check the 23 year old man was recovering on a general ward while the 30 year old man had been discharged. Inquiries into this incident are ongoing and any witnesses or anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Hamilton Criminal Investigation Unit on 295-0011.”