Saint-Jérôme : two men arrested for assault with a weapon and attempted murder

Saint-Jérôme : deux hommes arrêtés pour agression armée et tentative de meurtre

Two men have been arrested for a assault with a weapon and an attempted murder that occurred around 3 a.m. Monday in Saint-Jérôme.

The two suspects are both perpetrators and victims, according to the Service de police de Saint-Jérôme.

They were arrested on the scene of the event in the area of Lafontaine.

“On the spot, the police found that two men, one in his thirties and the other in the quarantine, are injured. A conflict would arise between the latter and during the altercation, one of the men has been wounded with a blunt object while the other man was stabbed in the head and back”, explained the police of Saint-Jérôme by press release.

Placed under arrest, the two men were taken to the Hospital of Saint-Jérôme.

“We aren’t afraid for their lives. A third victim, a woman in her forties, has been involved in this event and she received minor injuries,” said the police.

As the police investigation continues, the two suspects remain in detention.

The police of Saint-Jérôme has pointed out that witnesses or anyone with information regarding this case can communicate confidentially with an investigator by calling the 450-432-3000, extension 2280.

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