Drug related stabbing sends 39-year-old man to hospital

A 39-year-old man is in hospital after he was stabbed during a drug related altercation in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough Monday night.

The incident took place near an apartment building at the corner of Sainte-Catherine St. and Viau.

The victim, who is known to police, took safety inside his apartment after being attacked by three other individuals. 

The suspects fled the scene and are still being sought by police.

The 39-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries but is expected to recover.