Dublanc man in hospital after cutlass slashing incident

Dublanc man in hospital after cutlass slashing incident

A man from Dublanc is reported to have been admitted to hospital with “serious injuries” after he was slashed with a cutlass early Sunday morning, December 27, 2015.

According to a report received by Dominica News Online (DNO), the man, identified as Jason Morancie, was attempting to stop an altercation between two other individuals when he was wounded with the cutlass by one of the individuals.

The incident occurred at about 5:20 am.

The DNO source said Morancie was rushed to the Portsmouth Hospital and was then transported to the Princess Margaret Hospital where he is now a patient.

Reports also indicate that the alleged offender left the scene of the crime in a vehicle.

DNO is continuing its efforts to get an official police report on the matter.