Man dead after stabbing outside Weston area drug store
Joshua Freeman, CP24.com
Published Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:35PM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:41PM EST
A man believed to be in his 50s has died in hospital after a daylight stabbing in the Weston area.
Police were called to Weston Road, north of Lawrence Avenue at around 11:50 a.m. for a call about a stabbing.
Officers found one victim conscious and breathing at the scene. He was rushed to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries, Toronto Paramedic Services said.
Police confirmed shortly before 1:30 p.m. that the man died of his injuries in hospital.
Witnesses told first responders that there was some kind of a physical altercation outside a Shoppers Drug Mart prior to the stabbing.
Police said they are looking for one suspect who fled in a red sport utility vehicle. He is described as a black male in his late 20s or early 30s. He stands around five-foot-eleven, with a slim build and long curly hair. He was wearing all black clothing and a black toque.
Police have closed down local roads in the area as homicide detectives investigate the fatal stabbing.