Police waiting to speak to man in hospital about stabbing
A YOUNG man was allegedly stabbed multiple times in the middle of a road intersection yesterday.
Police were patrolling nearby on The Range when they were flagged down to the incident at Jessie and Spencer St around 11am.
Rockhampton CIB Detective Sergeant Simon Barclay confirmed to media the male was travelling in his vehicle, a Mitsubishi Triton, when he was allegedly assault by occupants of a blue Ford Ranger on the road.
It is believed there was three occupants in the Ranger.
When police arrived on the scene they applied first aid to the 20 year-old man had suffered puncture wounds to the chest and an injury to his temple.
Initial reports form the scene said there was a lot of blood, the victim was pale and was dropping in and out of consciousness.
The male was taken to Rockhampton hospital via ambulance in a serious condition.
A crime scene was established and investigations are ongoing with a persons of interest.
It is unknown if the 'stabbing' occurred inside or outside the vehicle however the back passenger side window of the victim's vehicle was smashed at the scene.
As of 3pm yesterday afternoon, police had not yet been able to speak with the victim and he was undergoing medical care and Det Sgt Barclay is hoping once they do speak to him they can get some answers.
It is believed the victim and assaulter's are known to eachother as 'associates'.
It could not be confirmed what weapons were used.
Det Sgt Barclay said police are appealing to the public to anyone who may have seen the incident, who lives nearby and has home security cameras or was driving past with dash cam footage to speak with police.
"This incident I believe is these people were known to each other and residents shouldn't be concerned,” he said.
12.50PM: IT HAS been revealed the Rockhampton stabbing that occurred earlier today may have been a result of a road rage incident.
Unconfirmed reports from the scene suggest a car pulled up in Spencer St, The Range and a man was stabbed a number of times.
The man sustained wounds to his temple and chest areas.
Police are looking for three men who they believe are involved in the stabbing who left in a blue or gold Ford Ranger.
One of those men may have wounds on his face.
Early reports from the scene indicate there was a large amount of blood at the scene.
The victim has been taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious condition.
More to come.
12.30PM: A MAN has been transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious condition after being stabbed multiple times.
Police and Ambulance were called to a location near Spencer and Jessie Streets in Range after reports a man had been stabbed.
Upon arrival they discovered he had sustained wounds to his temple and chest.
Police are looking for three men who were seen leaving the area in a blue of gold Ford Ranger.
There are unconfirmed reports the stabbing was related to a road range incident.
More to follow
11.45AM: POLICE are looking for suspects after a man was stabbed multiple times in Rockhampton.
The incident happened at a Jessie St location in The Range.
Reports from the scene indicate a man has received stab wounds to his upper chest and temple.
Queensland Ambulance are treating the patient and four police cars are on the scene.
It is unclear how the man sustained the injuries.
Initial reports form the scene said there was a lot of blood, the victim was pale and was dropping in and out on consciousness.
Police are patrolling the area for three male offenders, one who may have wounds to his face, who left the scene in a blue of gold Ford Ranger.
More to follow.