UPDATE: One dead, two in grave condition after stabbings in Kamloops

A 59-year-old man is dead and two men — 62 and 58 — are fighting for their lives in hospital. A 21-year-old man was also stabbed, but is expected to survive. A 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection wth the violence in an apartment unit on Carson Crescent

One man is dead and two other men are in hospital with life-threatening injuries following stabbings at a party in an apartment unit in North Kamloops late Saturday night.

Police and paramedics were called to an apartment building at 205 Carson Cres. at 11:30 p.m., where four people had been stabbed.

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Mounties say a 59-year-old man died at the scene and two other men — a 62-year-old and a 58-year-old — were rushed to Royal Inland Hospital, where they were last reported to be in grave condition with life-threatening injuries.

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An evidence tag is placed at a blood spatter spot. - Allen Douglas/KTW

A 21-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police arrested 43-year-old man at 1 a.m. on Sunday.

“We are at the early stage of this investigation and there is very little reliable information that we can provide to the public at this time,” Staff Sgt. Simon Pillay said in a statement. “Based on our current understanding of this incident, there is no danger to the public. The alleged suspect and victims appear to have known each other.”

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The green camera on the tripod is a Leica 3D Laser Scanner used to take images and make precise measurements at crime scenes. - Allen Douglas/KTW
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Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to 205 Carson Cres. at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, following a report of stabbings. - Nathan Ritchie
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