July 2, 2013 10:40 am
Updated: July 2, 2013 5:38 pm

Teen stabbed during Canada Day celebrations at Ashbridges Bay


TORONTO – A 16-year-old boy is in hospital after being stabbed in the abdomen during Canada Day celebrations at Ashbridges Bay Monday night.

According to EMS, the incident happened around 11 p.m. on the bike path south of Lakeshore Blvd. near the D.D.Summerville Outdoor Pool

His injuries are considered serious.

Police confirm two people were taken into custody at the scene but the arrests were not related to the stabbing.

The investigation is ongoing.

Monday’s incident marks the second consecutive year in which the fireworks display at Ashbridges Bay was marred by violence.

Last year, a 21-year-old man was shot in the chest after the fireworks display. The man was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and survived.

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