Eleven-year-old boy Tasered in Prince George following stabbing incident

An 11-year-boy was Tasered by Prince George police Thursday.

  • Apr. 13, 2011 1:00 p.m.

An 11-year-boy was Tasered by Prince George police Thursday.

Police report they responded to a 911 call about a stabbing at about 5 p.m. Thursday. Upon attendance police confirmed that a 37-year-old man had been allegedly stabbed by an 11-year-old boy and the victim was en route to hospital for medical care.

Police located the boy at a nearby neighbouring property.

Efforts were made to get the individual out of the house, and when he emerged from the home a Taser was deployed. The boy was taken into custody and transported to hospital for assessment.

The victim of the stabbing remains in hospital in good condition with non-life threatening injuries.

As per policy, with respect to conducted energy weapon deployment and in order to review police response and actions, an independent investigation has been called in the matter. West Vancouver Police Department will be assuming lead of the investigation.