The Saint John Police Force received a call for service to 348 Prince Street West, Saint John at 4:32 am this morning. This call was initially reported as a medical assistance call. Preliminary investigation coupled with evidence at the scene clearly indicates that this was an act of a Home Invasion where two young males were later determined to have been stabbed.
Both males were transported to the Saint John Regional Hospital, where it was determined an 18 year old male has succumbed to his injuries. The second male, 21 years old, is reported to be in stable condition and is undergoing medical treatment.
The Saint John Police Force’s Major Crime Unit is in full charge of this investigation.
This is not considered to be a random act and it is believed that the individuals knew one another. As this investigation continues, further details will be released.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 648-3333 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.