STABLE: Stabbing victim Jake Steere in Rockhampton Hospital yesterday.
STABLE: Stabbing victim Jake Steere in Rockhampton Hospital yesterday. Contributed

UPDATE: Gracemere teen charged over Rockhampton stabbing

9pm: A 19-year-old man Gracemere man has been charged over an alleged stabbing incident in Spencer Street, The Range, Rockhampton on Tuesday.

The man was arrested this morning at a Kent Street residence and taken into custody.

He has been charged with one count of grievous bodily harm and is expected to appear in in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court Friday.

12.30pm: 19-year-old man has been arrested for the stabbing of young Rockhampton man, Jake Steere, which happened on Tuesday.

Jake was stabbed at Jessie St, The Range, after allegedly being followed by the perpetrators.

When police arrived on the scene they applied first aid to the 20 year-old man had suffered puncture wounds to the chest and an injury to his temple.

Family gives update on stabbing victim Jake Steere

Police say the man arrested is cooperating with their investigation and is being held in police custody.

More information will be made available as it comes to hand.



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