Thursday, December 14, 2017
Four-month-old baby in critical condition after violent altercation at One Sherway in Etobicoke
Toronto Police Services responded to an emergency call about 8:30 on Wednesday morning from the lobby of a condominium complex near Sherway Gardens Road and Evans Avenue.
When they arrived on the scene, police found the baby unconscious with serious injuries in the lobby, according to Constable David Hopkinson.
"Fortunately, we were able to revive her prior to taking her to hospital on an emergency basis," Constable Hopkinson said.
The baby was transported to the Hospital for Sick Children and "was in serious condition while en route," according to Kim McKinnon, a media superintendent for Toronto Paramedic Services. Constable Hopkinson added that the baby remains in critical care.
Another victim, a man, suffered injuries that are not life-threatening.
Early police reports said both a man and a baby were stabbed, but Constable Hopkinson later confirmed the baby's life-threatening condition is not related to stab wounds.
No charges have been laid, but the investigation is continuing with multiple possible crime scenes being identified.
"There's the lobby, another scene where an earlier assault may have taken place and, thirdly, where the woman was apprehended," Constable Hopkinson said.
Little is known about the baby or the man, but a wounded woman was found by police and was taken to a nearby hospital, according to Toronto Police Services, which later added in a tweet that the woman is in custody. Police have refused to provide details on the woman's age or identity.
"We are trying to confirm what all the relationships are at this point," Detective David Knowles said, later adding, "I believe that there are residents of this building that are involved."
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