Man, 19, seriously injured in stabbing inside High Park, male suspect sought


    A person, 19, is recovering in hospital after he was seriously injured in a stabbing inside High Park shortly after midnight on Monday.

    Toronto police say they’re in search of a male suspect who was accompanied by a lady and one other man on the time of the stabbing.

    The sufferer had been strolling in the park with a good friend when somebody is believed to have shone a flashlight at him, based on Performing Workers Sgt. Ryan Yarde of Toronto police’s 11 division.

    The sufferer bought into a verbal altercation with the 2 males and lady. He was punched, then stabbed in the stomach.

    Police consider the stabbing occurred close to a rink in High Park however the actual scene has not but been positioned as a result of it was darkish on the time, Yarde mentioned. 

    Emergency crews collect on the scene of a stabbing in High Park early Monday. (Tony Smyth/CBC)

    When officers discovered the person, he was aware and respiration. 

    “He’s type of out of it proper now,” Yarde mentioned.

    Police mentioned they hope to talk to him in a while Monday in regards to the particulars of the stabbing. Police would additionally like to speak to the girl and man who have been with the suspect.

    Toronto paramedics rushed the person to a trauma centre with critical however non-life-threatening accidents.

    His present situation isn’t identified, based on Sandra McLeod, deputy commander for Toronto Paramedic Providers.

    Police mentioned in a tweet the suspect was sporting a white t-shirt with purple shorts however no different particulars have been out there.



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