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East Kildonan Road Rage Incident Leads to Stabbing

August 31, 2021 11:14 AM | News

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestWinnipeg police have arrested and charged a man after a road rage incident lead to a stabbing in East Kildonan earlier this month.

Police say at around 11:30 p.m. on August 14, two drivers unknown to each other became involved in a verbal dispute. They both pulled over along the roadway, where one of the drivers got out and approached the other vehicle. A 29-year-old passenger was stabbed and sustained life-threatening injuries. The victim was taken to the hospital by the female driver of the other vehicle, while the suspect fled the area.

Officers arrested a 20-year-old Winnipeg man on Monday and have charged him with aggravated assault.

He was released to appear in court at a later date.