We have received reports that a stabbing took place sometime on Friday evening (October 21) between Berkeley Street/Carlton Street and Bowman Street/Sackville Place*. A man, reported to be in his 50s was earlier listed as being in critical condition but we have now heard that he has serious but non-life threatening injuries and is still in hospital. It is thought that there are at least two suspects and officers are still on the scene (October 22) trying to determine exactly when and where the incident occurred.
Investigations are ongoing. We will update this page as confirmed details become available.
Stabbing: Bowman/ Sackville.. Info is slow. Reportedly stabbing may have occrd last night. 1 person has been taken to hosp. #1880201 .^adc
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) October 22, 2016
Man in critical condition after Cabbagetown Stabbing (citynews.ca)
*earlier reports placed the stabbing at Bowman Street and Sackville Place but we have now learned that the victim called police from this location but the stabbing may have taken place somewhere between Berkeley Street/Carlton Street and Bowman Street/Sackville Place.
If you have any information about this or any other matter of similar concern – call Toronto Police. Also, be sure to report crimes of any severity or value to the police as they monitor these reports and assign resources accordingly. If you would like to let fellow residents know also, please contact us and let us know what you would be comfortable with us sharing.