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Man injured in stabbing near Toronto Caribbean Carnival celebrations: police – Toronto


A man was stabbed on Toronto’s Lake Shore Boulevard at the same time the Caribbean Carnival’s grand parade was taking place.

In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of Lake Shore Boulevard West and British Columbia Road, near the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, at around 5:24 p.m. Saturday.

Police said there were reports of a man who had been stabbed. Officers located a victim with serious injuries, who was taken to hospital by paramedics.

The incident took place in the same area where thousands were celebrating the return of Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival.

Lake Shore Boulevard West was closed from Colborne Lodge Drive in the west to Bathurst Street in the west between 2 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday for the festival.

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The scene where police said a man was stabbed lies between those two streets.

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