HALIFAX - Police have laid charges against a 19-year-old man who was stabbed by another man in Halifax over the weekend, after learning both people had allegedly attacked each other.
Just after midnight on May 10, officers responded to a stabbing in the 100 block of Jarvis Lane in Mulgrave Park where they found a 19-year-old with stab wounds to his torso.
He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say the stabbing happened at another residence on Jarvis Lane after the teen and another man had gotten into a fight.
A 31-year-old man was later arrested at a home on Highfield Park Drive. He had also been stabbed and suffered non life-threatening injuries.
According to a release, police say both men stabbed each other and the 19-year-old was arrested Monday morning after he was released from hospital.
Police say both men are known to each other.
Shakur Oshay Jefferies, 19, and Devlin Sinclair Bundy, 31, each face charges of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
They are set to appear in Halifax provincial court on Monday.