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Stabbing in Émilie-Gamelin park on Sunday night leaves one man in hospital

The Canadian Press

A man was sent to hospital after suffering stab wounds to his upper body in what police suspect was a drug deal gone wrong.

At around 11:40 p.m. on Sunday, Montreal police found a 32-year-old man in Émilie-Gameline park with major injuries to his upper body.

He was taken to hospital where he is in stable condition, according to police spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils.

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No arrests have been made. Police say the suspect fled the scene.

Montreal police say the current investigation has been slowed down by the victim’s lack of co-operation.

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Shortly after the attack, the park was closed to the public for an indefinite period and a security perimeter was erected.

Investigators and forensic technicians from the SPVM examined the scene.

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