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Man in critical condition after Mississauga stabbing

Police at the scene of the stabbing in Mississauga. Global News

A man has been taken to a Toronto trauma centre in critical condition after a stabbing in Mississauga on Friday.

Peel Regional Police said emergency crews responded after 4 p.m. to the area of Dixie Road and Dundas Street.

Peel paramedics told Global News the victim, a man in his 50s, was stabbed onboard a bus.

The victim was taken to a trauma centre in critical condition.

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Police said it’s unknown if the man’s injuries are life-threatening.

The stabbing happened following an altercation between two people, police added. An unknown person argued with the victim and then stabbed them “several times” before fleeing the area.

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The suspect is described as six-feet tall, male and wearing a light-coloured hoodie. Police said he also wore a dark jacket.

Earlier Monday, a man was shot and killed in Mississauga — at a park area near Brass Winds Place, close to Highway 401 and Mavis Road.

— with files from Global News’ Isaac Callan

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