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2 men in hospital after stabbing in Sud-Ouest borough

Police say two men were injured during a stabbing in Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019.
Police say two men were injured during a stabbing in Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. The Canadian Press/ Graham Hughes

A 23-year-old man is in police custody after an early morning stabbing in Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough on Friday.

According to police, the incident happened just before 4 a.m. on Montmorency and Richardson streets.

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Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant said a 46-year-old man was stabbed during an alleged altercation with two men in their 20s.

He was rushed to hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police say.

According to police, officers quickly located two suspects, aged 23 and 24.

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Brabant said the 24-year-old was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries to his lower body.

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“He was injured by a sharp object,” Brabant said, adding it was unclear how he had sustained the injuries.

The 23-year-old is being detained for questioning and is expected to meet with investigators later in the day, according to police.