UPDATE: 16-year-old male charged with Attempted Murder following Stabbing at Pigeon Lake Regional School

Pigeon Lake, Alberta– RCMP have laid charges in relation to a stabbing that occurred at the Pigeon Lake Regional School on April 25, 2022. The victim of the stabbing remains in hospital in stable condition.

RCMP have charged a 16-year-old male youth with:

· Attempted murder

· Aggravated assault

Attempted Murder
(File Photo) Attempted Murder

The youth has been released from custody on conditions with his next court appearance set for June 1, 2022, at Wetaskiwin Youth Court.

Background

Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to Stabbing at Pigeon Lake Regional School

Pigeon Lake, Alta. – On April 25, 2022, at 10:55 a.m., Wetaskiwin RCMP received a complaint of a stabbing at the Pigeon Lake Regional School. Upon arrival, RCMP located a 16-year-old victim with injuries. The victim has been transported by STARS ambulance to an area hospital.

RCMP located a 16-year-old suspect who was taken into custody without incident. The suspect remains in custody with charges pending.

Both individuals were students at the School.

The School was placed into a lockdown status at the onset of this incident. It remained in this status while RCMP conducted their investigation. The lockdown is now lifted and there is no danger to the students or public.

Wetaskiwin RCMP

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