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2 despatched to hospital after 2 violent assaults in Montreal on Sunday night time

Two folks have been despatched to hospital — one in important situation — following two separate assaults throughout a violent Sunday night time in downtown Montreal.

The primary incident occurred at round 6:40 p.m. when a 27-year-old man was stabbed within the higher physique whereas strolling on Sainte-Catherine Avenue close to Metcalf Avenue. 5 suspects fled the scene by automobile however have been stopped by police a brief distance away on Sherbrooke Avenue close to Parc Avenue.

The sufferer, identified to police, was transported to hospital in important situation. The 5 suspects in custody vary in age between 18 and 28 years outdated.

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The second assault occurred a short while later at roughly 7:20 p.m. in an house constructing on Sainte-Catherine Avenue close to Saint-Marc Avenue. A 23-year-old male was shot within the leg when he answered his entrance door. The suspect fled the scene.

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The sufferer, additionally identified to police, was taken to hospital and handled for non-life-threatening accidents. Police say he’s not cooperating with the investigation.

— with information from World’s Brayden Jagger Haines

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