During the early morning hours of July 19, the Comox Valley RCMP were called to a report of a stabbing at a residence on the 2800 block of Lanyon Road in Courtenay.
The incident occurred in the residence after a verbal altercation took place while a large house party was underway.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment of an abdominal wound. One man was arrested for aggravated assault and has been held in custody pending an appearance in Provincial court.
Police are requesting anyone who was at the house party and may have witnessed the altercation to contact the Comox Valley detachment at 250-338-1321.