Police charge man, 22, with 2nd-degree murder after stabbing near Allan Gardens

Police have charged a 22-year-old man with second-degree murder after a stabbing near Allan Gardens in downtown Toronto on Thursday afternoon.

Incident happened near Allan Gardens on Thursday afternoon

Police say one male has died after a stabbing near Allan Gardens on Thursday afternoon. (Paul St. Onge/CBC)

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.

Corrections

  • 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