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Man in serious but stable condition after being stabbed in Kitchener

Langley RCMP were called to the area  of a Chevron gas station Saturday evening along 72nd Ave, due to a call of shots fired.
Langley RCMP were called to the area of a Chevron gas station Saturday evening along 72nd Ave, due to a call of shots fired. Global News

A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed in Kitchener late Wednesday night, according to Waterloo Regional Police.

They say officers were called to the incident, which occurred near Victoria Street South and Belmont Avenue West, at around 10 p.m.

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Police say officers found a Kitchener man who had been stabbed several times.

Their initial investigation revealed the wounded man had gotten into an argument with several other men and was then stabbed several times.

Police say the victim was transported to an out-of-town hospital where he is in serious but stable condition.

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They warn residents to expect an increased police in the area on Thursday as they continue to investigate the incident.

They are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.