Unlawful wounding at Stanthorpe

Police are investigating after two men were wounded in Stanthorpe this morning.

Police and emergency services were called to a residence on Alice Street around 2.20am where two men were located with serious chest and back wounds.

Both men were treated by ambulance officers at the scene and taken to Stanthorpe Hospital in serious conditions.

A crime scene was declared just before 3am. A second crime scene was established at a residence on Wallangarra Road shortly afterwards, where it’s believed an initial altercation took place.

At 3.10am a 21-year-old man was taken into custody without incident, a short distance from the Wallangarra residence. He is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Investigations are ongoing.

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