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Police investigating after man stabbed in Montreal soccer field

Montreal police are investigating after a man was stabbed in a park in Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie. Wednesday, April 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Mario Beauregard

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed Wednesday evening in a soccer field located near Rosement Boulevard and Marquette Street in the Montreal borough of Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie.

Montreal police spokeserson Caroline Chèvrefils said a 911 call reporting the assault was logged at around 7:30 p.m.

When officers arrived at the park, they located the victim — a man in his 30s — in the soccer field.

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Chèvrefils said he was rushed to hospital to be treated for lower body injuries made with a sharp object.

While the man was conscious during his transport to hospital, Chèvrefils said police were waiting for an update on his condition.

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Preliminary information gathered by officers indicates the stabbing was the result of an argument between the victim and another person.

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Chèvrefils said the suspect fled the scene before the arrival of police.

The soccer field has been closed to protect the crime scene and to allow for the investigation.

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Police will be meeting with witnesses of the event.

No arrests have been made.

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