4 suspects wanted in an alleged overnight stabbing and assault in Niagara Falls
Published September 23, 2023 at 2:01 pm
Police are requesting help from the public in locating four suspects who were allegedly involved in a stabbing incident in Niagara Falls that sent one victim to the hospital with serious stab wounds.
On Saturday (Sept. 23) around 2:20 a.m., Niagara Regional Police responded to a report of a stabbing at Fallsview Blvd. and Murray St.
Police say emergency services were dispatched to the scene where they located a 39-year-old man suffering from severe stab wounds.
The victim received immediate medical attention from Niagara Emergency Medical Services paramedics before being transported to a local hospital, and was later moved to an out-of-region hospital for further treatment, officers say.
According to investigators, the victim had been engaged in a verbal altercation with the suspect, which escalated into a physical confrontation, where the victim was stabbed.
Upon falling to the ground, police say the victim was subjected to a beating and kicking by a group of four suspects who then fled the scene, heading eastbound on Murray St.
Despite intensive efforts including a search conducted by uniformed officers and the Niagara Regional Police K9 Unit, officials say the suspects remain at large.
Investigators have released surveillance photos of the alleged suspects along with descriptions.
The first suspect is identified as a South Asian man, around 30 years of age, six feet tall, with a muscular build and weighing 190 pounds. He has long black hair and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and a yellow bracelet on his right wrist.
The second suspect is described as a South Asian man between 20-30 years of age. He is six-foot-tall, with a muscular build, and weighs 190 pounds. He has a black beard, and was last seen wearing a black sweater, and a black head covering.
The third suspect is also a South Asian man between 20-30 years of age. He stands at 5-foot-7 with a weight of 190 pounds. He has a black beard and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt with a logo on the chest, jeans, and white shoes.
The fourth suspect is identified as a South Asian man between 20-30 years of age. He is 6 foot tall, has a black beard, and weighs approximately 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweater with a horizontal white stripe, blue jeans, and white shoes.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the investigating officers by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009546.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising