Stabbing Investigation in Welland

On July 30, 2022, at approximately 2:37am, 3 District – Welland uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a stabbing incident in the Welland.

Officers arrived on scene at the Kavern Bar located on the corner of Maple Avenue and Prince Charles Drive, in the city of Welland. A male victim in his 20s was found with a serious stab wound.  Niagara Emergency Medical Services paramedics arrived on scene and treated the victim.  The victim was transported to an out of region hospital for further care.  The victim’s injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

The initial investigation determined that the victim and suspect had been in the bar through out the night.  They did not know each other.  At approximately 2:30am an argument escalated in the parking lot and the victim attempted to intervene.  A male suspect stabbed the victim and then ran from the area.

A K9 Unit supported by officers from the NRPS Emergency Task Unit conducted a search for the suspect but did not locate him.

The suspect is described as:

Black male 20-25 years old Thin build, approximately 6’0” tall,

The suspect was believed to be wearing:

Black tank top Black pants Black baseball cap

The suspect may go by the nick name “Junior”. 

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009442.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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