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Fight between 2 strangers results in downtown Toronto stabbing

Police tape in Toronto is seen in this file image. Global News

A fight between two strangers resulted in a stabbing in downtown Toronto overnight, sending a man in his mid-20s to hospital, police say.

Toronto police said officers received a call at 3:46 a.m. Thursday for a stabbing in the Shuter and Church streets area, which is just east of Yonge Street.

Two men got in an altercation and one stabbed the other, police said.

The incident reportedly took place on Bond Street between Dundas and Shuter.

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The victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said, though Toronto paramedics said they transported a male to a trauma centre with critical injuries.

Police said it’s believed he was stabbed in the chest, but that wasn’t confirmed.

Officers are continuing to investigate.

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