Stabbing in West Van
A West Vancouver resident is recovering after suffering multiple stab wounds on the Squamish Nation Capilano reserve.
At approximately 7:44 a.m. Friday, West Vancouver police responded to a stabbing in progress on the Capilano (Xwemelch'stn) reserve.
A resident was assaulted inside a Whonoak Road residence, requiring hospitalization for defensive stab wounds after allegedly confronting a knife-wielding assailant inside the home, according to police.
Officers from the WVPD and North Vancouver RCMP responded to the address with support from the Squamish Nation Peacekeepers, securing the residence and searching for evidence.
West Vancouver police are recommending multiple charges of assault and weapons possession against Jessica Johnston, 19, of North Vancouver.
Any person with information related to this crime is asked to call WVPD at 604-925-7300.