Man in hospital for stab wounds following altercation in Montreal North

A 39-year-old man is in hospital after being stabbed in the upper body during a dispute early Friday morning.

He was in critical condition overnight but stabilized by morning, according to the Service de police de la Ville de Montreal (SPVM). 

The fight involved multiple people and took place in Montreal North at around 2:20 a.m. on des Recollects Ave. near the Forest St. intersection.

A 39-year-old man stabbed on Récollets Ave. near Emery St. in Montreal North. He is in hospital with serious wounds to his upper body @CTVMontreal pic.twitter.com/1sicZdmtty

— Cosmo Santamaria (@cosmoCTV) September 4, 2020

No arrests had been made in connection to the event on Friday morning. 

The SPVM said those involved in the fight – aside from the man who was taken to hospital – fled in a vehicle in an unknown direction.

A security perimeter was erected around the scene for investigators, the SPVM’s canine unit and crime scene technicians to analyze.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 4, 2020. 

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