UPDATE: Police charge second subject in connection with stabbing

Lethbridge Regional Police have charged a second person in connection with a stabbing along 13 Street North.

On Sept. 29, 2014 at approximately 10:30a.m. police responded to a report of a male in medical distress at the Northside Medical Clinic along the 400 block of 13 Street North. Police and EMS attended and located a 29-year-old man with stab wounds. The victim was transported to hospital and treated for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. He remains in hospital.

Investigation determined the victim had exited the medical clinic when he was observed by occupants in a passing vehicle. The vehicle stopped and the victim was confronted by a 32-year-old male acquaintance. A physical altercation ensued and the victim was stabbed multiple times. The subject returned to the vehicle and it fled the area.

The 32-year-old male subject and the female driver of the vehicle were subsequently located and arrested later in the day.

This was a targeted crime that involved a subject and victim who are known to one another.

The incident was not related to the medical clinic.

Deanna Elaine Shouting, 43, of Lethbridge is charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon.

As noted previously Rueben Cody Smith, 32, of Lethbridge, is charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, possession of an offensive weapon and two counts of breach of a recognizance.

Both Shouting and Smith are scheduled to appear before a JP sometime today. Court dates have not yet been set.

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