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Two men critical after Southampton stabbing

Two men are in critical condition after a stabbing last night outside the Southampton Rangers Cricket Club, police revealed today.

However, the man injured in a shooting on Thursday night on Court Street has been treated and released from King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

According to a police spokesman, in the Southampton incident, a 32-year-old Warwick man and a 28-year-old Pembroke man both suffered serious injuries in an altercation that took place at around 11pm.

The spokesman said: “Details remain unclear at this time. Initial reports suggested that shots were fired; however, currently there is no forensic evidence to substantiate those reports.

“As police personnel secured the scene, a 29-year-old Southampton man was arrested for affray and remains in police custody at this time.

“At last check two men stabbed during the disturbance were both in critical condition at the hospital's Intensive Care Unit.”

Meanwhile the spokesman said that the 24-year-old who was shot in the arm at around 9.30pm on Thursday has been released from the hospital after being treated.

“So far no arrests have been made,” the spokesman continued. “The investigation continues and detectives are still interested in speaking with any witnesses or persons with relevant information regarding these incidents.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Serious Crime Unit on 247-1739 or the confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.

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Published October 17, 2016 at 2:03 pm (Updated October 17, 2016 at 2:05 pm)

Two men critical after Southampton stabbing

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