Calgary, AB,

Man charged with attempted murder

The Calgary Police Service has charged a man with the attempted murder of another man earlier in the month.

On Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, police were notified by EMS at approximately 7:30 p.m., that a man had been stabbed at a strip mall located in the 5200 block of Memorial Drive East. The man was transported to hospital in serious condition.

Investigators believe a man and a woman, known to the victim, came to the victim’s house to visit. An altercation occurred and the visiting man stabbed the victim multiple times.

On Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, RCMP in Sparwood, B.C. arrested David VERNON, 34, in connection with this investigation. VERNON has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault. He will be returning to Calgary today, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at which time a next court appearance date will be set.