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One dead, one critical after double stabbing in Toronto: police

In this file photo, RCMP cordon off a crime scene using police tape


Toronto police say one person is dead and another is in hospital with serious injuries after a stabbing in the city's downtown core.

Officers were called to an address (on Bleecker Street) near Sherbourne and Wellesley Street around 2:45 p.m. Thursday and found two people suffering from stab wounds.

Both victims were rushed to hospital, where one of them died.

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The second victim remains in critical condition.

Police would only say that one of the victims was a man and couldn't confirm if the other was male or female.

Police had few other details and there was no immediate word of any suspects.

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