A 19-year-old man stabbed in a Hochelaga park in Montreal

A 19-year-old man was stabbed Sunday night in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough in Montreal.

The armed assault occurred shortly before 11 p.m. in Raymond-Préfontaine Park, near the intersection of Moreau and Hochelaga streets, according to Montreal police.

According to initial information, an altercation between several individuals would have degenerated, before a suspect hit the young man in the upper body with a sharp object.

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The victim located by the police was transported in a conscious state to a hospital to treat injuries that are not life-threatening.

No suspect has been located at this time, said spokesperson for the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), Julien Lévesque.

A security perimeter has been erected to protect the crime scene, pending investigators assisted by the dog handler to analyze it and meet with witnesses, it was added.

The article is in French


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