Coleford Place stabbing sparks manhunt
OTTAWA -The Ottawa Police Service East Criminal Investigative Unit (CIU) is investigating a stabbing incident from this morning at 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Coleford Place. A 35-year-old male victim suffered life threatening injuries from the stabbing.
Frontline officers attended the Coleford Place address and located the male victim with serious injuries. He was transported by Ottawa Paramedics to a local hospital. Officers were able to gather some information on scene, identifying the suspect who had left the scene prior to the police’s arrival.
Brian Barnabas, a 25-year-old male of Ottawa is wanted for attempted murder. He is described as an Aboriginal male, 5’8″ (173 cm) and 146 lbs (66 kg).
Barnabas is considered armed and dangerous; if you see him please do not approach him, contact 911.