Stabbed by man, woman in her twenties in critical condition

A woman was in critical condition Friday night after being stabbed by a man in Hochelaga.

A 32-year-old man stabbed a woman in her twenties around 7 p.m. in an apartment on Aylwin Street between Sherbrooke and Hochelaga streets in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district.

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A call was made to 911 regarding a conflict between two people, the SPVM said.

The victim was allegedly assaulted at least once in the upper body. When paramedics arrived, the woman was in critical condition, said SPVM spokesperson Mariane Allaire Morin.

The woman in her twenties was transported to a hospital and there are fears for her life.

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Not far from the scene, the police located the suspect, a 32-year-old man. Having traces of blood on him, he was also transported to a hospital in order to be evaluated and will be questioned by the investigators.

A crime scene has been erected on Aylwin Street between Sherbrooke and Hochelaga streets and investigators have been called to the scene to analyze the scene, they will be assisted by forensic identification technicians.

The link between the perpetrator and the victim remains to be determined.

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