In the story “Stabbing at Houston pre-grad,” published in the Houston Today June 14 issue, an anonymous witness reported that two graduating students of Houston Secondary School were stabbed during pre-grad celebrations at Sunset Lake.
The Houston RCMP report that three people were injured at a pre grad party. Aggravated assault charges have been laid.
“On Thursday June 8, 2017 at 12:22 a.m. Houston RCMP received numerous calls for service at Sunset Lake camp ground in Topley BC this is not how we write our B.C.,” stated the report.
“When police arrived they located three individuals who were in need of medical attention as a result of an altercation involving several people. The injured individuals were taken to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.”
An anonymous witness said verbal fight was instigated by one graduating student, which triggered a fist fight with the man being charged with three counts of aggravated assault, who became unconscious during the fight and then once regained consciousness attacked the graduating students.
According to the witness this is when another graduating student stepped in and that is how his hand got cut.
The witness also stated that others stepped in to stop the fight, and the alleged knife attacker was then beaten up by a group of people.
One man has been charged with three three counts of aggravated assault and will appear in Houston provincial court on July 17, 2017.