Police are investigating a suspected multiple stabbing in Chemainus this afternoon that killed a man in his 20’s and injured two others.
CHEK News has confirmed reports that the coroner was called to a property on Caswell Street where neighbours say the stabbings place just before 2 pm.
Dennis Rostron was working in his yard on the quiet, residential street when he heard a woman screaming to call 911.
“I went across the street and saw what was happening,” he said.
“A girl was saying “I’ve been stabbed” and that another man had been stabbed and to phone 911.”
“I just ran back into my house, grabbed some towels and handed them out to people dealing with the victims,” he said.
Four ambulances and six police cars soon arrived on scene.
Its believed two people were taken to hospital.
An RCMP forensic team could be seen meticulously gathering evidence inside and outside the home into the evening.
North Cowichan Duncan RCMP have not released any further information on the incident.