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Stabbing in Toronto leaves man in critical condition, police say

A Toronto police SUV cruiser. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

One person is in life-threatening condition following a stabbing near a bus stop Saturday morning.

Toronto police tweeted that they responded to a call around 12:45 a.m. for reports of a stabbing near the intersection of Victoria Park Avenue and Rowena Drive, just south of Ellesmere Road.

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Police found a man suffering from stab wounds, the tweet said.

A police spokesperson told Global News that it was originally reported as random but they have learned that an altercation took place before the stabbing.

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Toronto paramedics told Global News that the victim was transported to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition.

No suspect information was made available at this time.

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