Toronto police say they are investigating two scenes after a man was found with multiple stab wounds in the Rexdale area.
A police spokesperson said officers received an initial call around 12:30 p.m. Saturday with reports of a fight between two parties. They received a second call around 1 p.m. that a man had been found unconscious in the area of Martin Grove Road and John Garland Boulevard. They believe the two incidents are connected.
Paramedics said they transported a man in life-threatening condition from multiple stab wounds on an emergency run to a trauma centre. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police said they have one person in custody and homicide has taken over the investigation.
The investigation is ongoing.
Wounding: Martin Grove Rd / John Garland Blvd— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) June 23, 2018
-1 injured, unconscious, not breathing
-EMS/Police on scene
-patient transported via emergency run#GO1142174
Police have charged Joseph Wittick of Toronto with first-degree murder.
The two men were allegedly in a physical altercation, police said.
The identity of the victim has not been released. A post-mortem was scheduled for Sunday morning.
Wittick was also scheduled to appear in court Sunday.
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