Suspect in custody after alleged Blackbutt stabbing
UPDATE, 5.15pm: A RACQ Lifeflight helicopter is transporting a patient in a serious condition to hospital, after an alleged stabbing in Blackbutt.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said the helicopter was transporting the patient to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.
UPDATE, 4.45pm: A PERSON has been taken into police custody following an alleged stabbing in Blackbutt this afternoon.
A Queensland Police Service spokesman said the person was currently assisting police in relation to the incident.
Meanwhile, a RACQ Lifeflight helicopter is on its way to transport a patient in a serious condition to hospital.
UPDATE, 4.20pm: A PATIENT is awaiting helicopter transfer to a hospital following a possible stabbing in Blackbutt.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said the patient was in a serious condition, following an earlier wounding.
The patient is being transported by paramedics to a nearby landing zone.
A RACQ LifeFlight Rescue spokeswoman said their helicopter left the Sunshine Coast, with its primary mission in the South Burnett region.
EARLIER, 3.40pm: POLICE are on scene at a Hart St address in Blackbutt, investigating a possible stabbing.
It's believed someone has been taken into custody.
A Queensland Police Service spokesman said police responded to a call at 3.20pm today, involving a person who had possibly been stabbed.
The spokesman said another person may have been involved and then left the scene, but investigations were continuing.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said a man is currently in a serious condition after sustaining injuries to the chest, leg and abdomen.
He is being assisted by paramedics on scene and a rescue helicopter has been tasked to the area.
More information to come.