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A 16-Year-Old Was Fatally Stabbed In Montreal On Monday

Police say this is the 25th homicide in Montreal this year.

A 16-Year-Old Was Fatally Stabbed In Montreal On Monday

A 16-year-old was fatally stabbed in Montreal on Monday, police say.

SPVM spokesperson Julien Lévesque confirmed that police received a 9-1-1 call around 3 p.m. on Monday, in which they were informed that an individual had been "injured by a sharp object near a sports centre on Van Horne Avenue."

The incident took place in the Côte-Des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-De-Grâce borough.

Police say an altercation occurred involving a group of teens outside of Mile End high school, according to CBC News.

The victim was soon transferred to the hospital in a "critical state," where he ended up succumbing to his wounds.

Lévesque said this is the 25th homicide in Montreal this year.

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