Man Charged with Attempted Murder After Stabbing

Winnipeg Police CrestA Winnipeg man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing incident sent a senior to hospital.

Winnipeg police said two men got into a verbal argument in their apartment complex in the 200 block of Atlantic Avenue at about 2:25 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. The fight escalated to the point when one man, 69, produced a knife and stabbed the 76-year-old victim.

The victim was taken to hospital and eventually upgraded to stable condition.

Brian Bales, 69, has been charged with attempted murder and detained.

— Staff