Two men are dead and another is wounded in the wake of three, apparently separate stabbing incidents in Montreal over the course of six hours.The first, at 11:40 p.m. Sunday at de Maisonneuve and St-Laurent Blvds., saw an 18-year-old man stabbed during an altercation. He later died of his wounds.Half an hour before that incident, a 39-year-old man was stabbed during a fight that broke out in a restaurant on Ste-Catherine St. E. neat St-Christophe St. His wounds were deemed to be non-life-threatening.Both suspects remain at large.
An 18-year-old man died of stab wounds, making him the ninth homicide victim of the year on the island of Montreal. Police officers confer at the command post July 29, 2019.
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The third stabbing occurred at 5:15 a.m. Monday at Henri-Julien Ave. and Boucher St. in Plateau-Mont-Royal, when a dispute between two men resulted in one of them being stabbed at least once in the upper body.The 54-year-old victim succumbed to his injuries Monday afternoon.A 62-year-old suspect is in custody and will be questioned by investigators.The two deaths are the ninth and 10th homicides on the Montreal police territory in 2019.