Two Vancouver Police officers were stabbed this morning while responding to a 9-1-1 call about a forcible confinement involving a two-year-old child. Both officers were transported to hospital where they are now in stable condition.
The police officers responded to a residential building near Keefer Street and Gore Avenue at about 10 a.m. When they entered the suite, a struggled ensued with the suspect and two officers were stabbed. During the altercation, officers deployed a taser on the 59-year-old suspect. He has been taken to hospital for treatment.
Vancouver Police detectives are investigating the incident. The Independent Investigations Office of BC has been notified.
No further information is available at this time.