News

Sentenced for stabbing last summer in Abbotsford

A stabbing victim was transported to hospital last August following an altercation in the 32700 block of George Ferguson Way.  - File photo
A stabbing victim was transported to hospital last August following an altercation in the 32700 block of George Ferguson Way.
— image credit: File photo

An Abbotsford man has received a 16.5-month jail sentence for a stabbing that occurred last summer.

Seyed Milad Mirhosseini, 32, recently pleaded guilty and was sentenced in Abbotsford provincial court, where he also received a lifetime firearms ban and two years’ probation.

Mirhosseini was charged with aggravated assault following the incident on the afternoon of Aug. 29. On that day, police were called to the 32700 block of George Ferguson Way, where a man had entered a business and was bleeding from his stomach.

The man told police he had been stabbed during a parking-lot altercation with Mirhosseini, whom he knew. He was airlifted to hospital, where he recovered from his injuries.

Mirhosseini was arrested about three hours after the incident.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Retailers demand province abandon separate transit tax
 
THINGS TO DO: Rock out, Dance 4 a Change and a certain football game on deck
 
SPOTLIGHT: Port Coquitlam walks for Alzheimer Society
Celebrate Family Literacy Week with reading fun for kids
 
SPOTLIGHT: New CEO for library network
 
Port Moody grad counting on Bitcoin
Big crowd, big money raised at Walk for Memories
 
Serial bank robber strikes again — in Dawson Creek
 
Chilliwack artist recognized twice for wildlife art