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3 injured, 2 rushed to hospital in Mountain stabbing incident

Police are investigating a stabbing incident on the Mountain that left three people injured.
Police received a call about a stabbing on the mountain around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. (David Ritchie/CBC)

Police are investigating a stabbing on the Mountain that left three people injured.

Investigators say it happened around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at a home located on Upper Wentworth at MacLennan Avenue, near Fennell Avenue East.

When officers got there, they found three men with "various levels of injuries." Two of them were taken to hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries, police say. 

A third person received a "minor stab wound" to the arm, Const. Lorraine Edwards said, and was treated at the scene.

Detectives say they feel the incident was targeted. Police are now asking residents and businesses in the area to check their security cameras for any information that might assist with the investigation.