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Man charged with attempted murder - Ashmont

Saturday, 03 June 2017 02:38:07 AM

A man will appear in court today after he was charged with attempted murder of another man at Ashmont.

About 2.45pm Monday 29 May 2017 a verbal altercation occurred between two men at a house in Marnock Place.

It’s alleged one of the men armed himself with a knife and stabbed the other man several times before fleeing the house.

The 20-year-old man suffered a stab wound to his stomach, lacerating his liver, and further wounds to his legs. He was able to make his way to a neighbouring property where he received assistance. NSW Ambulance paramedic transported the man to Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery.

Police attended and a crime scene was established and an investigation commenced.

About 1.10pm yesterday (Friday 2 June 2017), detectives attached to Wagga Wagga Local Area Command attended a house in Croaker Street, Turvey park and arrested a 24-year-old man.

He was taken to Wagga Wagga Police Station and charged with attempted murder and wound with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was refused bail to appear in Wagga Wagga Local Court today.