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Triple Stabbing In Mackay

UPDATE | Police are investigating a stabbing in Mackay.

At 5.45PM on Tuesday, officers were called to the grounds of a James Street unit complex following reports of a disturbance.

Preliminary information suggests an altercation occurred between two men, aged 22 and 25, during which time one of the men threw a knife at the other man but missed him. The 25-year-old Mackay man sustained minor wounds to his hands trying to protect himself.

A 20-year-old man then came to the assistance of the 25-year-old man and sustained a stab wound to his back.

During the altercations, the 22-year-old man also sustained a deep wound to his thigh with police investigating how he sustained this injury.

The 22-year-old man from Mackay and the 20-year-old man from Beaconsfield were transported to the Mackay Hospital for treatment and both are in a stable condition.

The trio are known to each other.

EARLIER | Three men have been injured in a knife attack in Mackay.

They were found at a private address on James Street at 5:44PM on Tuesday.  

The trio, all aged in their 20's, were treated at the scene before two were taken to Hospital.  

One man suffered injuries to his arm and leg and was transported to Mackay Hospital in a stable condition.

A second suffered wounds to his torso and arm and was transported to Mackay Hospital in a serious condition with a critical care paramedic on board.

A third suffered a superficial laceration and did not require hospitalisation.

Police are investigating.

By Michelle Price