A 24-Year-Old Man Was Stabbed In Montreal Early Friday Morning

Police say he was at a family gathering, left, and returned with a stab wound.

Senior Editor
Police vehicle lights at night.

Police vehicle lights at night.

A 24-year-old man is in the hospital after sustaining an upper-body injury after what Montreal police say was an assault with a sharp object early Friday morning.

The incident occurred at around 1 a.m. when a 911 call alerted authorities to an injured man in an apartment on avenue O'Brien near the intersection with boulevard de la Côte-Vertu in Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough.

SPVM spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils said officers arrived to find the 24-year-old conscious. His injury is non-life-threatening.

Citing preliminary information, Chèvrefils said the man was at a family gathering inside the avenue O'Brien apartment, left, and returned with the stab wound.

While the apartment, itself, was roped off for investigators and crime scene technicians, as of 2:45 a.m., police did not know where exactly the stabbing took place, nor the circumstances that led to it, the spokesperson continued.

The investigation was ongoing as of Friday morning.

This article's cover image was used for illustrative purposes only.

Thomas MacDonald
Senior Editor
Thomas MacDonald is a Senior Editor for MTL Blog focused on Montreal public transit and is based in Montreal, Quebec.
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