Police charge man, 22, with 2nd-degree murder after stabbing near Allan Gardens
Incident happened near Allan Gardens on Thursday afternoon
Police have charged a 22-year-old man with second-degree murder after a stabbing near Allan Gardens in downtown Toronto on Thursday afternoon.
Officers arrived just after 4 p.m. to find two people injured after an incident at a residence near George and Gerrard streets.
A 35-year-old man was found inside the home with multiple stab wounds. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.
The accused was found in a nearby business. He is now in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say the two were known to each other.
This is the city's 92nd homicide of the year.
Stabbing:<br>George St/ Gerrard St E.<br>Receiving reports that at least two people have been stabbed. <br>Injuries are reportedly serious. Our units have just arrived OS.<br>Awaiting update.<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GO2242344?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GO2242344</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/TPS51Div?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@TPS51Div</a>—@TPSOperations
- Original reports stated the victim's age as 45, but police later updated their information to say he was 35.Dec 08, 2018 7:38 AM ET