Two teenagers were stabbed following an altercation at Garth Webb Secondary School in Oakville. Police say an altercation that had broken out between a group of youths in the school foyer. Police arrived on scene and located three 15-year-old victims. As a result of the altercation, two of the victims suffered what appeared to be stab wounds to their bodies while the third victim had a bloodied nose. All three victims were transported to hospital with serious injuries.
The school was placed into lockdown as officers investigated and cleared the school. Four suspects were identified as being involved in the altercation. No other schools were placed into lockdown.
A 15-year-old male from Oakville was located at the school and placed under arrest. A 17-year-old male from Oakville was arrested shortly after the incident in the area of Merchants Gate and Third Line in Oakville. He was put through Youth Diversion for the charge of Assault. A 15-year-old male from Oakville was located at approximately 12:30 this morning in the area of Merchants Gate and Third Line in Oakville. A 19-year-old male from Oakville has been identified and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2216.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. ” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at https://www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca/