Five men from Wesley and one woman from Marigot are in police custody on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm or serious injury following a stabbing incident involving a man from La Plaine.
The incident took place in Grand Fond.
Police PRO Acting Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste said at about 3:00 am on Monday, 2nd May 2016 the six individuals inflicted multiple stab wounds to the head, back and abdomen of Earlston Carbon, 22, from La Plaine.
He said Carbon was transported to the La Plaine Health Centre before being transferred to the Accident and Emergency Department of the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) where he was seen by a medical Doctor and admitted.
The scene was processed by the Crime Scene Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department.
“Investigations are ongoing,” Jno Baptiste said.
Anyone with information which can assist the police in with the investigations can contact the CID at telephone numbers 266-5164, 266-5165 and 266-5119 or Crime Stoppers Dominica at telephone number 1-800-8477.