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Man injured after argument in Montreal park

Place Emilie-Gamelin. Kelly Greig/Global News

MONTREAL – A 46-year-old man sustained an upper body injury from a sharp object following an allegedly escalating argument in a park in downtown Montreal on Sunday afternoon.

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According to the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), an argument took place between the victim and a woman in Émilie-Gamelin Park, near the intersections of rue Saint-Hubert and boulevard Maisonneuve, at around 1:40 p.m. The conflict has turned badly for reasons as yet unknown.

The man was conscious at the time of his transport to a hospital center. The SPVM is awaiting the victim’s state of health, who works very little with the police. As for the suspect, she fled before the arrival of the patrollers.

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The northeast portion of the green space is currently closed to the public in order to analyze the scene and understand the circumstances.

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