Update: Unlawful wounding, Stanthorpe
A 21-year-old Stanthorpe man has been charged following an incident this morning that saw two men sustain serious chest and back wounds.
The man has been charged with one count each of attempted murder, acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and common assault. He was refused bail and is due to appear in Warwick Magistrates Court tomorrow (March 1.
Police will allege the two victims, a 21-year-old man and a 30-year-old man, were at a Wallangarra Road address when an altercation took place.
It will be alleged that during the altercation the offender has used an instrument to wound the two men. The two victims then returned to an Alice Street residence before emergency services were called.
Both men remain in a serious but stable condition in the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Police are investigating after two men were wounded in Stanthorpe this morning.
Police and emergency services were called to a residence on Alice Street around 2.20am where two men were located with serious chest and back wounds.
Both men were treated by ambulance officers at the scene and taken to Stanthorpe Hospital in serious conditions.
A crime scene was declared just before 3am. A second crime scene was established at a residence on Wallangarra Road shortly afterwards, where it’s believed an initial altercation took place.
At 3.10am a 21-year-old man was taken into custody without incident, a short distance from the Wallangarra residence. He is currently assisting police with their inquiries.
Investigations are ongoing.
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