25-year-old man lifeless after stabbing in Scarborough constructing

A 25-year-old man is lifeless after he was stabbed in a Scarborough constructing late Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency crews have been referred to as to a constructing within the space of Eglinton Avenue East and Midland Avenue simply after 5 p.m.

When officers arrived, they positioned a male sufferer affected by a number of stab wounds to his neck and again.

He was transported to hospital, the place he was later pronounced lifeless. The murder unit has taken over the investigation.

Insp. Mike Williams mentioned they’re trying to find one male suspect who fled the constructing and was final seen eastbound on Eglinton Avenue.

He’s described as a Black male in his 20s with lengthy darkish hair. He was final seen carrying all black clothes and a black bubble jacket. Police mentioned that the suspect ought to be thought of “armed, violent and harmful.”

Williams mentioned the suspect and the sufferer “had some form of relationship,” however he didn’t present additional particulars.

“It does look like a focused assault,” he mentioned.

Williams famous that the stabbing occurred in a hallway and a unit, including a number of folks have been with the sufferer on the time of the stabbing and carried out life-saving measures previous to the arrival of police.

“Our officers are at present chatting with witnesses. A number of folks have been transported to 41 Division as a part of the investigation,” Williams mentioned.

“We’re additionally canvassing for video within the space. I imagine we now have positioned some to this point.”

Anybody with data is requested to contact police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.