Two people have been rushed to a Hamilton hospital after a stabbing in the central part of the city Monday afternoon.
Hamilton police say officers were called to an apartment building in the area of Gage Avenue South and Cumberland Avenue, next to Gage Park, just after 1 p.m. and they have confirmed that two people were transported to hospital with critical injuries.
Hamilton Police are investigating an incident in the area of Gage and Cumberland in #HamOnt. Two people have been taken to hospital. It is early in the investigation and more details will follow.
— Hamilton Police (@HamiltonPolice) February 22, 2021
Hamilton paramedics say the victims are a woman in her 80’s, who was suffering from multiple stab wounds, as well as a woman in her 30’s.
.@HamiltonPolice holding a large scene at an apartment building on Gage/ Cumberland. Female in her 80s transported to @HamHealthSci trauma center stabbed multiple times. #HamOnt pic.twitter.com/lgadIwUDmS
— Andrew Collins (@ACollinsPhoto) February 22, 2021
Police say it was an isolated incident and there is no threat to public safety.
Police say “while the investigation is ongoing, the investigators are not seeking outstanding suspects in this matter.”
No criminal charges have been laid and both individuals involved remain in hospital.
Police are asking any witnesses to contact them or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.
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