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Stabbing on Hamilton mountain was a targeted attack: police

Police are investigating a stabbing in a parking lot near Stone Church and Upper Ottawa.
Police are investigating a stabbing in a parking lot near Stone Church and Upper Ottawa. Lisa Polewski, 900CHML

Hamilton police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed on the south mountain over the weekend.

Officers were called around 4:30 p.m. Saturday to a parking lot at Stone Church Road East and Upper Ottawa Street where they found a 31-year-old man suffering from injuries believed to have been caused by an edged weapon.

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The victim was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The incident is currently being investigated by the Mountain Division Criminal Investigations Branch.

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Police say they believe the incident was targeted.

Investigators have not released any information about the suspect.

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