RCMP are trying to unravel an afternoon assault that left one man dazed on a bike path and another wandering near Mission Flats covered in blood.
Const. Bernie Ward said police were dispatched to a report of a bloody male walking on the bike path that crosses the Overlanders Bridge.
The caller told a 911 dispatcher the man appeared to be holding a weapon, said Ward.
Several police cars answered to the call. Police found the bloodied male walking toward Mission Flats.
The bloodied male was taken into custody, said Ward. By questioning him, investigators learned of a second male who police tracked down on the bike path between Riverside Park and Overlanders Bridge.
"We've got an injury assault of some sort that's taken place," he said.
RCMP blocked off a section of the path along West Victoria Street while firefighters and paramedics tended to the second male, who was handcuffed and sitting on the ground.
A woman sat on the path next to him. She was not handcuffed.
Police turned pedestrians and cyclists back. One man on a bike told an officer he had seen a man waving a gun prior to RCMP arriving on scene.
Daily News reporters saw a constable, his sidearm still in its holster, walk back to his vehicle with a pistol in hand.
The handcuffed male was eventually put on a stretcher and loaded into the back of an ambulance.
Ward said the injuries to the bloodied man are not believed to be life threatening.
Ward said the investigation is in its early stages and will take some time to sort out.
"We know we've got the people directly involved," said Ward, adding the two men are known to police and likely each other.