A 14-year-old boy has died in hospital after being stabbed on Monday night.

It happened near Gordon Street and Lincoln Avenue in Hamilton just before 10 p.m.

Police believe the victim knew his attacker.

One person has been arrested in connection with the incident, said Hamilton police.

Brodie Nicholls, 18, of Hamilton has been charged with second degree murder. He is set to appear in court Tuesday afternoon.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Hamilton police’s homicide unit at (905) 546-4129 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.