Suspect faces assault charges after man injured in Dartmouth stabbing
Published Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:00AM ADT
Last Updated Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:51PM ADT
HALIFAX -- An 18-year-old man is facing assault charges after another man was injured in a stabbing in Dartmouth.
Halifax Regional Police responded to the 0-100 block of Lancaster Drive at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday.
When officers arrived, they found a 58-year-old man suffering from a stab wound. Police initially said the man's injuries were life-threatening. They later said they were considered non-life-threatening.
A suspect was arrested at the scene.
Evan Arsenault of Dartmouth is facing charges of assault, assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, uttering threats, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
Arsenault is due to appear Wednesday in Dartmouth provincial court.
Police say the stabbing wasn’t a random incident as the men were known to one another.
The investigation is ongoing.