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Man in hospital following stabbing at Olympic Plaza

Global News Morning Calgary's Doug Vaessen has the details on a stabbing incident that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition Tuesday.

Calgary police are investigating a stabbing in the downtown core Tuesday.

Police said it happened just after 1 a.m. at Olympic Plaza.

A witness who wished to remain anonymous told Global News that he saw a man staggering down the street near the plaza.

The witness said he then called 911.

The initial call to EMS came as a report of an intoxicated man, but when emergency crews arrived, they found he had been stabbed, police said.

Police said the victim was initially uncooperative and refused help

The man was sent to the hospital in life-threatening condition, but he has since been upgraded to stable condition, police said.

Police said they have not recovered any weapons and there’s no word on any suspects.

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Police are investigating a stabbing incident at Olympic Park Tuesday.
Police are investigating a stabbing incident at Olympic Park Tuesday. Tom Reynolds/Global News
Police are investigating a stabbing incident at Olympic Plaza Tuesday.
Police are investigating a stabbing incident at Olympic Plaza Tuesday. Tom Reynolds/Global News