January 13, 2019 7:35 pm
Updated: January 14, 2019 7:19 am

Woman arrested in connection with afternoon stabbing in Montreal North

A 23-year-old woman is in custody following a stabbing in Montreal North.

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A 23-year-old woman is in police custody following a stabbing in Montreal North on Saturday afternoon that sent a 36-year-old man to hospital in critical condition. His life is no longer in danger.

Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant said a 911 call came in at around 3:50 p.m. reporting that a man had been stabbed on Lapierre Avenue near Pascal Street.

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When officers arrived at the scene, they located the victim, who had upper-body injuries possibly caused by an edged weapon or a knife.

“He was conscious during his transport to hospital but he is now listed as critical,” Brabant said.

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Witnesses told police that the woman was arguing with several men on the street when she stabbed one of them and took off on foot.

She was located nearby and taken into police custody for questioning.

Brabant said investigators are at the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.

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