A man has died, and two others have been injured, following a stabbing in the state’s north overnight.
About 11.10pm yesterday (Friday 14 January 2022), emergency services were called to a home on McKenzie Street, Lismore, following a concern for welfare.
Upon arrival, officers found three people – two men aged 24 and 60, and a woman aged in her 30s – suffering stab wounds.
Despite the efforts of emergency services, the 24-year-old man died at the scene.
The older man and woman were treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene before being taken to Lismore Base Hospital for treatment.
The older man was in a stable condition with a laceration to his neck.
The woman was in a stable condition with a laceration to her arm.
All three people are known to each other.
Officers attached to Richmond Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Inquiries continue and no further information is available at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.