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Stabbing sends two people to Hamilton hospital: police

Hamilton police are investigating an incident near Gage Park that has sent two people to hospital. Andrew Collins

Two people have been rushed to a Hamilton hospital after a stabbing in the central part of the city Monday afternoon.

Hamilton police say officers were called to an apartment building in the area of Gage Avenue South and Cumberland Avenue, next to Gage Park, just after 1 p.m. and they have confirmed that two people were transported to hospital with critical injuries.

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Hamilton paramedics say the victims are a woman in her 80’s, who was suffering from multiple stab wounds, as well as a woman in her 30’s.

Police say it was an isolated incident and there is no threat to public safety.

Police say “while the investigation is ongoing, the investigators are not seeking outstanding suspects in this matter.”

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No criminal charges have been laid and both individuals involved remain in hospital.

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Police are asking any witnesses to contact them or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.

 

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