Health officials in Nunavik say there are now six cases of COVID-19 confirmed at Ullivik, a Montreal residence that hosts medical travellers from the region. (File photo)

Nunavik man charged in Montreal patient residence stabbing

18-year-old victim recovering in hospital

By Sarah Rogers

A Nunavik man has been arrested and charged with stabbing a young woman outside of a patient residence in Montreal.

On Jan. 5 just before 10 p.m., Montreal police were called to Ullivik, Nunavik’s patient residence in the city’s Dorval neighbourhood, where an 18-year-old woman had been stabbed outdoors.

The Montreal police service said the woman suffered stab wounds to her upper body and was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 28-year-old man from Akulivik was arrested on the scene, said police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant.

Ricky Noah Qinuajuak appeared in court on Wednesday, Jan. 6, where he faced charges of assault, uttering death threats and carrying a weapon for dangerous purposes.

The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services would not comment on the incident.

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(2) Comments:

  1. Posted by Ujaraqvik on

    😝 Where we’re the Ullivik guards during all this drama? Don’t tell me that there is no security camera around the Ullivik premises cause there are.😛

    • Posted by Joe on

      Cameras don’t stop idiots from stabbing people

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