Police are investigating what’s believed to be a serious incident near Hillside Mall in Victoria and has cordoned off Belmont Ave. and Hillside Ave.
There are around 10 officers combing the scene, some in uniforms and others in white full-body suits.
Witnesses on scene have told Black Press Media a man was stabbed.
We currently are in the 1400-block of Hillside Ave for a serious incident. There will be traffic disruptions for the rest of the day #yyj
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) March 10, 2018
According to Victoria Polive Const. Matt Rutherford, the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit has been called to the scene. The area will likely be closed for the rest of the day. Police on scene are not commenting at this time.
Black Press Media has contacted B.C. RCMP for details, but have not heard back at this time.
Hilary Marks, a neighbour nearby, said she knows the victim, who she believes is a 35-year old man.
More to come.