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Man dies, suspect arrested after stabbing at Rexdale plaza

Last Updated Jun 24, 2018 at 10:49 am EST

One man is dead and one person is in custody following a stabbing in Rexdale on Saturday afternoon.

Officers were called about an assault at a plaza at Martin Grove Road and John Garland Boulevard, south of Finch Avenue West, around 12:30 p.m.

The victim was taken to hospital in critical condition with multiple stab wounds where he later succumbed to his injuries.

“Officers from 23 Division happened to be in the area and observed an altercation occurring within the plaza and were able to give chase to the perpetrator and arrest that person,” said Det.-Sgt. Kevin Leahy.

The homicide unit is investigating.