31-Year-Old Man Stabbed In Park In Hamilton

October 25, 2022

The police have launched an investigation after a 31-year-old man collapsed in Queen Elizabeth Park in Hamilton, suffering from a stab wound to his leg.

A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a stabbing incident that took place around 5:15pm Monday, 24th October 2022 at Queen Elizabeth Park [formerly Par-La-Ville Park] in the City of Hamilton.

“A 31-year-old local man was seen walking in the park by two members of the public before he collapsed on a set of steps. Emergency services were quickly called for assistance.

“On arrival of police and ambulance personnel, it was discovered that the 31-year-old man had a stab wound to his leg, which was treated at the scene by EMTs.

“He was then transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital by ambulance for further medical care and later discharged.

“The scene has been processed and inquiries continue regarding the circumstances of this incident.

“Any witnesses who may have seen an altercation in Queen Elizabeth Park around 5pm Monday, as well as members of the public with relevant information, are encouraged to call the Criminal Investigations Department on 247-1744 or 211.”

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