Abbotsford, BC: This afternoon at 2:05 pm, the Abbotsford Police Department received a call of an assault in progress at Abbotsford Senior Secondary. Abbotsford Police Department, BC Ambulance Service and Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service were dispatched to the school.
Upon arrival, two female students were located with apparent stab wounds. Both were expedited to medical facilities for treatment along with their family members who had been contacted by school administrative staff.
A male suspect was located and taken into police custody.
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Abbotsford Senior Secondary School and Abbotsford Middle School were locked down as a precautionary measure.
This evening, the Abbotsford Police received an update on the victims’ injuries. One of the female victims has succumbed to her injuries. The second female victim remains in hospital in stable condition.
We wish to extend our condolences to the family of the young woman.
The investigation is now being transitioned to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). Further information and updates will be provided by IHIT. Anyone with information about this incident should call the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Abbotsford Police Department
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