Winnipeg Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect
WINNIPEG, MB. — Winnipeg police have arrested a stabbing suspect.
It happened early Saturday morning around 4:30am in the 600-block of Pritchard Avenue.
A 25-year-old Winnipeg man was rushed to hospital in critical condition.
He has since been upgraded to stable condition.
The victim allegedly got into a verbal dispute with the suspect outside a home.
It quickly escalated with the victim being stabbed in the upper body several times.
The suspect fled.
Nolan Richard Laporte, 26, was arrested around 11:10pm Sunday night at a home in the 700-block of Stella Avenue.
He has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon, and two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation Order.
Laporte remains behind bars.
—Andrew McCrea, MyToba News
Photo – File