Man dies in stabbing in chaotic Ajax, Ont. night, police say

Durham Regional Police on the scene of a homicide in Ajax, Ont. DRPS/Twitter

Police are investigating after an overnight homicide in Ajax, Ont.

Durham Regional Police said two men got involved in an altercation in front of a bar in Ajax at around 2 a.m. on Saturday.

The incident was reported outside the King’s Castle Bar and Grill on Westney Road South.

Police allege that, during the altercation, one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed the other. Immediately after the stabbing, someone was struck by a car in the parking lot, police said.

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The stabbing victim, a 28-year-old man, was taken to a Toronto-area hospital where he died, police said. The person struck by a vehicle was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Durham Regional Police said they have identified a suspect in the stabbing. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle has been charged with dangerous operation causing bodily harm.

Police are appealing for anyone with information or video to come forward.


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