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.

Get the latest National news. Sent to your email, every day.

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.

Story continues below advertisement

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

Sponsored content