Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021

File: 21-31586

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are asking for witnesses and information after a stabbing in downtown Victoria early this morning.

Shortly after 2 a.m. on Thursday, August 5th, Patrol officers were called to a supportive housing facility in the 800-block of Johnson Street for a report of a stabbing. Patrol officers attended immediately and located the victim at the front entrance to the building. Officers provided first aid, including trauma bandages, as the man was suffering from potentially-life-threatening injuries. BC Emergency Health Services paramedics attended and transported the man to hospital. Following medical care, the man’s wounds are considered to be non-life-threatening.

Investigators learned that the stabbing occurred in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue sometime before police were called. Following the stabbing, the victim walked to the 800-block of Johnson Street, at which point the incident was reported to police.

This file remains under investigation. Officers are seeking witnesses and information regarding this incident.

If you have information about this incident, please call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.