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Weston Creek Skate Park stabbing death

Mark Brimson
Mark Brimson 02:30 27/Sep/20

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-09-27/18-year-old-man-dead-after-stabbing-at-weston-creek-skate-park/12707996

An 18-year-old is dead and another teenager is injured after they were stabbed at a skate park in Canberra's south overnight.

Police were called to the Weston Creek Skate Park about 1:00am, after reports of a stabbing.

Paramedics treated the two young men — but an 18-year-old man died at the scene, and a 16-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The teen taken to hospital was undergoing surgery this morning.

A crime scene was established on Dillon Close, just off Namatjira Drive, where emergency services have remained all morning.

The investigation into how the stabbings occurred is continuing.

Detective Acting Superintendent Mark Steel said police want to speak with a person who made a phone call to emergency services this morning about the attack.

"It was a call to triple-0, requesting police and ambulance at the scene," he said.

"It's a secluded area down here at the Weston skate park … we're still investigating how many people were involved.

"There could be other people involved, and that's why we're appealing for any information."

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information that could help police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference P2001072. Information can be provided anonymously.



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