Stabbing puts man in hospital; son also hospitalized with injury

A man, 30, has been transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a stabbing in northeast Calgary Saturday night.

The victim suffered a hand injury and was taken ???to hospital.

He has been released from hospital and is currently out of danger.

Spencer Smith, the owner of a Pizza Hut near Southfield and Main streets, said around 7:30 p.m. someo??????ne knocked on his door in the parking lot of the restaurant. The victim told him they needed to get into the restaurant and then someone threw a knife at him, causing a cut over the right side of his wrist.

When he opened the door, he said, he thought someone was trying to rob him and yelled for help. Smith said the victim got up to run away.

“He got so mad that he started beating the s— out of the guys that he thought were coming after him with a knife that somebody threw at him.”

A man walked by on their way home but Smith was told by the victim’s wife that his injuries were serious and he needed immediate medical attention.

Smith said he and his wife had spoken to police Saturday night and that don’t know what the man’s motive was.

At this point, Smith said, police don’t have much information and the case is still under investigation.

He said he’s working with police to figure out where the man’s brother lives and can talk to family members about his injuries.

Stabbing puts man in hospital