Man in critical condition after being stabbed at the Old Brewery Mission

The Old Brewery Mission . Global News

A 46-year-old man lay in critical condition Wednesday morning in a Montreal hospital after being stabbed at a downtown homeless centre late Tuesday.

Read more: Man in hospital after daylight shooting in Montreal North

A 26-year-old suspect has been arrested and will be questioned by investigators later Wednesday, according to SPVM spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils.

Police say that the assault occurred during a conflict that erupted between the two men around 10:30 p.m. inside the Old Brewery Mission.

The reason for the dispute is not yet known, according to Chèvrefils.

Read more: Missing man’s body recovered from river on Montreal’s south shore

A security perimeter was erected so that the crime scene could be analyzed.

Story continues below advertisement

Police say a number of witness accounts and security footage will be used in the ongoing investigation.

Sponsored content