Woman arrested in serious stabbing in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG –  A 19-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with stabbing a male acquaintance during an altercation at a party.

Police said a 21-year-old male remains in hospital following the stabbing incident on Saturday morning. He is listed in critical condition.

Police were called to a home in the 100-block of Kinver Avenue at around 11:40 a.m. on Saturday.

“Attending members located a 21 year old male victim with injuries to his upper body. He was conveyed to hospital in critical condition,” said a police statement.

“The investigation revealed that the victim and a 19-year-old female (casual acquaintances) were present a party in the area. At one point during the gathering they became involved in a verbal argument which escalated to a physical altercation,” police said.

“It is alleged that the female armed herself with a knife and stabbed the victim to the upper body,” police stated.

Carleigh Jordyn Lathlin, 19, of Winnipeg, has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and breach of probation.

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