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Man Stabbed Overnight on McDermot Avenue

July 20, 2014 10:58 AM | News

By Sarah Klein

Winnipeg Police CrestA 32-year-old man is recovering in a Winnipeg hospital after being stabbed early Sunday morning.

Police were called to the 500 block of McDermot Avenue just after 3 a.m. for a report of a stabbing.

The victim was stabbed in the upper body and taken to hospital in critical condition, where he was later upgraded to stable.

Police say two friends were walking in the area of Bannatyne Avenue and Juno Street when they were confronted by an unknown, armed man. Without being provoked, the suspect stabbed the victim once and then fled on foot.

The suspect is described as an aboriginal man between 20-30 years old, tall with an average build. He was wearing cut-off jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6668 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).