Man stabbed downtown, three arrested

One man was sent to hospital, three others were taken into police custody following a fight downtown Sunday evening.

According to police it happened at about 6:00 P.M. on de la Gauchetiere near Saint-Timothee in the Ville Marie borough. 

When officers arrived at the scene they found a 23-year-old man with stab wounds to his upper body. He was taken to hospital and is expected to recover.

Not long after police tracked down three men - aged 22, 23 and 24 - believed to be involved in the scuffle. 

Investigators said all four men know each other but the exact motive for the attack is not yet known.