2 seriously injured, 3 arrested in pair of Montreal stabbings
Montreal police arrested this teenager in Roxboro after a stabbing Saturday night. (photo: CTV Montreal / Cosmo Santamaria)
Published Sunday, December 2, 2012 12:21PM EST
Last Updated Sunday, December 2, 2012 1:33PM EST
MONTREAL - Two men were seriously injured after being stabbed in two separate incidents Saturday night in Montreal.
The first incident took place at 7 p.m. on Masson St. near 14th Ave. in Rosemont. An argument between two men in an apartment deteriorated and a 47-year-old man is suspected to have stabbed the victim, a 63-year-old man.
He was transported to hospital in serious condition, but is expected to survive.
The 47-year-old suspect also received cuts to his face and was briefly taken to hospital before being transported to jail for questioning. He was arrested on the scene.
The two men knew each other, said Montreal police officer Simon Delorme, adding that they may have been intoxicated.
At about 10:30, another stabbing occurred, this time in Roxboro. A fight broke out on the backyard of a home on 5th Ave.An 18-year-old is suspected to have attacked another man with a knife.
The suspect’s 17-year-old brother is also alleged to havehit the victim, who suffered serious injuries. His life is also not in danger.
Both teenaged suspects were arrested.
Delorme said the incident appears to have been caused by a settling of debts. The two young men arrested are known to the police.