Update: Man recovering in hospital with serious injuries after stabbing

One arrested at the scene after incident in Red Deer this morning

A Red Deer man faces charges including attempted murder after a stabbing at an Oriole Park residence early Sunday morning.

Linden Joseph Buffalo, 27, has been charged with attempted murder, assault and mischief under $5,000.

At 5:20 a.m. Aug. 6th, Red Deer RCMP responded to a complaint of serious assault at Orient Green in Red Deer. Shortly after the first complaint, a second call for service was received at the Red Deer hospital for a man suffering from stab wounds. Investigators learned that the two incidents were related and that the injured male was the victim of the earlier assault call.

Red Deer RCMP arrested Buffalo at the Orient Green location.

The victim remains in hospital with serious injuries. The victim and the suspect are known to one-another and Red Deer RCMP do not believe that this incident was random. No further suspects are being sought at this time.

Anyone with information about this occurrence is asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at www.tipsubmit.com.

– Fawcett

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