Man, 18, dead in stabbing at Mississauga shopping plaza, 1 injured

A man has died while another man has serious injuries after they were stabbed in Mississauga early Saturday, Peel Regional Police say.

Peel Regional Police say the men were found at Cawthra Road and Lakeshore Road East

Two men, both 18, were rushed to hospital early Saturday after they were stabbed in Mississauga. One died, one is in serious condition. (Tony Smyth/CBC)

A man has died while another man has serious injuries after they were stabbed in Mississauga early Saturday, Peel Regional Police say.

Both were 18 years old.

Const. Mark Fischer said police were called to a shopping plaza at Cawthra Road and Lakeshore Road East at 12:51 a.m. for a report of a stabbing.

Police were told by the caller that one man had been stabbed, but when officers arrived, they found two male victims. One was without vital signs. The other was in serious but non-life-threatening condition.

Both were rushed to hospital, where one was pronounced dead. The death is Peel Region's 14th homicide of the year.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the stabbing, or who may have relevant surveillance video or dashboard camera video.   

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at the Peel police's homicide and missing persons bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205. Information can be left anonymously with Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word 'PEEL' and then a tip.  

Peel Regional Police gather at the scene of a double stabbing early Saturday in Mississauga. (Tony Smyth/CBC)
(Tony Smyth/CBC)