Thursday, July 18, 2019

‘Serious assault’ at Brock University sends 3 to hospital

Two people were stabbed and another was injured in a "serious assault" that saw cruisers descend on Brock University Thursday night and briefly closed its campus. Niagara Regional Police were called to the school around 8 p.m for what was initially reported to be a shooting, media relations officer Phil Gavin said in tweets. (CBC)

Three stabbed at Virginia plasma centre

PETERSBURG, Va. – A suspect is in custody after "several" people were stabbed Thursday afternoon at a plasma center in Petersburg, according to Petersburg Police Chief Kenneth Miller. (WTVR)
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Montreal priest stabbed during mass

MONTREAL - A Catholic priest was stabbed in front of dozens of stunned worshippers as he was celebrating mass Friday morning at Montreal's St. Joseph's Oratory. A 26-year-old man is in custody and was being questioned Friday afternoon by police. They said he will appear in court Saturday to face charges that have yet to be determined, but which could range from assault with a weapon to attempted murder. (CP24)
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  • Canadian man stabbed to death in Mexico

    Bruce Allen, 70, of Dartmouth, N.S., was found by his partner in their vacation apartment with multiple stab wounds to his neck and chest, a family member said. Allen was renting an apartment in Progreso, a small beach city near Merida in the Yucatan Peninsula.(CBC)

    Jogger stabbed to death in DC random attack

    WASHINGTON, DC - Police were hunting Wednesday for the mysterious man who fatally stabbed a female jogger in a seemingly random attack on a Washington, D.C. street Tuesday night. After she was attacked around 8 p.m. in the Logan Circle neighborhood, the woman, 35-year-old Wendy K. Martinez, stumbled into a takeout restaurant, where customers attempted to save her life, police said. (Fox News)

    19-year-old international student stabbed outside nightclub in dispute over limo

    VANCOUVER - An international student is in hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed outside a nightclub in Vancouver in the early hours of Saturday morning. (CBC)

    Two dead, 18 wounded in Japan knife attack

    KAWASAKI - At least 18 people were injured in a residential area. Two of them, an 11-year-old girl and a 39-year-old man, have died. A suspect, a man in his 50s, stabbed himself in the neck after his rampage and later died in hospital.(BBC)
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    Suspect in Oratory stabbing charged with attempt murder

    MONTREAL - A Notre Dame de Grâce man has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a weapon after Father Claude Grou was attacked while saying mass at St. Joseph’s Oratory Friday morning. (Montreal Gazette)

    Stabbed Delta cop who tackled knife-wielding man called hero by Chief

    VANCOUVER - An off-duty police officer who was stabbed several times in the stomach while picking up his children outside a Delta elementary school is being called a hero by his police chief. (The Province)

    Man killed in North York machete attack

    TORONTO - A man in his 40s is dead after a stabbing in North York. Police were called to an area near Yonge Street and Wedgewood Drive, just north of Finch Avenue, following reports of a fight just after 8 p.m. (CityNews)

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