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4 people sent to hospital after assault near north end high school

Multiple police units responded to St. John's High School Thursday afternoon after a man was reportedly injured nearby. .
Multiple police units responded to St. John's High School Thursday afternoon after a man was reportedly injured nearby. . Global News

Several police cars swarmed the area around St. John’s High School over the lunch hour on Thursday.

Police said a man was injured in his upper body while in a park next to the school on Church Avenue. Staff at the school were able to help him into the school and called for help.

Police responded to this school on Church Avenue after a man was reportedly injured nearby.
Police responded to this school on Church Avenue after a man was reportedly injured nearby. Global News
Police responded to this school on Church Avenue after a man was reportedly injured nearby.
Police responded to this school on Church Avenue after a man was reportedly injured nearby. Global News
Police responded to this school on Church Avenue after a man was reportedly injured nearby.
Police responded to this school on Church Avenue after a man was reportedly injured nearby. Global News

He was taken to hospital and is now in stable condition.

Three teens were also taken hospital to be treated for exposure to pepper spray.

The school was briefly put in a hold and secure state.

Police are expecting to release more information on the incident on Friday. Investigators said there is no safety concern for people in the community.

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The major crimes unit is asking anyone with information to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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