October 20, 2018 7:19 pm
Updated: October 21, 2018 2:17 pm

Man fatally stabbed inside TTC’s Kennedy subway station, 1 arrested

WATCH: Toronto police and paramedics were called to Kennedy Station just before 6 p.m. on Saturday with reports of a fight, with one man left fatally stabbed. A suspect has since been arrested.


Toronto police say a suspect has been arrested after another man was fatally stabbed inside Kennedy subway station late Saturday afternoon.

Police and paramedics said emergency crews were called to the station, near Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East, just before 6 p.m. with reports of a fight involving two people.

During the altercation, the male victim was stabbed. Paramedics rushed the patient to hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Police later identified the victim as 28-year-old Stephen Louis MacDonald of Toronto.

Police said the suspect was found in the TTC station’s parking lot and arrested.

The homicide squad was called in to take over the investigation.

Several bus routes were diverted to Warden station. Line 3 subway service was suspended entirely and Line 2 service to Kennedy station from Warden station was also suspended. Shuttle buses were ordered to service all stations between Warden and Scarborough Centre.

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