Double stabbing suspect facing assault charges

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Two assault charges are being laid against a Yellowknife man suspected of a double stabbing.

26 year old Morin Mike Nitsiza is charged with Aggravated Assault and Assault With a Weapon.

Two people were reportedly stabbed last Thursday evening in the Somba k’e Park before the Stand Up to Racism Rally.

Both victims were transported to Stanton Territorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Nitsiza remains in custody while the incident is still under investigation.

RCMP investigators ask that should anyone have witnessed the incident and have not yet spoken with police are asked to contact the Yellowknife RCMP at 867-669-1111.

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