March 19, 2017 11:51 am
Updated: March 19, 2017 12:05 pm

Man seriously injured in downtown Montreal stabbing

Montreal police are investigating after a 54-year-old man was stabbed in downtown Montreal early Sunday morning. March 19, 2017.

Courtesy TVA

A 54-year old man is recovering in hospital after he was stabbed in the chest following an altercation with another man early Sunday.

Police received a 911 call at 3:20 a.m. reporting a man had been stabbed.

When officers arrived on Crescent Street they located the victim outside a bar.

Police spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron said the victim suffered serious injuries to the upper body caused by an edged weapon.

He was rushed to hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

A perimeter was established around the crime scene and investigators were speaking to witnesses.

Officers are also hoping to review video surveillance footage to help them identify the suspect.

Bergeron said no arrests have been made and the motive of the attack is not yet known.

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