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Man, 18, charged in Oshawa stabbing that left 2 seriously injured

Police at the scene of a stabbing in Oshawa Saturday morning.
Police at the scene of a stabbing in Oshawa Saturday morning. Colin Williamson / Global News

Durham Regional Police say an 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Oshawa that left two men injured early Saturday.

Police said emergency crews were called to the area of King Street East and Wilson Road North around 4:30 a.m.

Officers located three men at the scene, two of whom were suffering from stab wounds, police said.

Police said it’s believed the three men were involved in a disagreement which escalated into a physical confrontation. Two knives were reportedly found at the scene.

READ MORE: 2 stabbed during altercation near coffee shop in Oshawa: Durham police

A police spokesperson told Global News one of the victims was initially found without vital signs, but became alert after emergency crews tended to him.

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The victims, both 20 years old, were rushed to hospital. One of them was in serious but non-life-threatening condition, while the second man was in life-threatening condition.

Police said Tyrese Wisdom of Oshawa has since been charged with two counts of aggravated assault, possessing a dangerous weapon, and carrying a concealed weapon. He was held for a bail hearing, officers said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1738 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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