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Stabbing in Ajax home sends one man to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Last Updated Jan 13, 2021 at 12:15 pm EST

A May 2020 file photo of two Durham Regional Police cruisers. (FILE/Tony Fera/CityNews Toronto)

A 57-year-old man is in hospital in critical condition and a 28-year-old has been taken into custody after a domestic-related stabbing at a home in Ajax Tuesday night.

It happened around 8:40 p.m. near Delaney Drive and Westney Road.

Durham police say when officers arrived to the house they found the 57-year-old man with a life-threatening injury and a 24-year-old male victim, who sustained a serious, but non-life-threatening injury.

Police say a suspect, who is the 57-year-old victim’s son and brother of the 24-year-old victim, was arrested and is facing numerous charges, including aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

RELATED: Security guard stabbed at hotel in the Financial District

Anyone who has information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers. Tipsters are eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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