Man slain in stabbing in Vanier

Ottawa police were investigating a homicide late Monday after responding to reports of a disturbance on Lajoie Street in Vanier.

Ottawa police were investigating a homicide late Monday after responding to reports of a disturbance on Lajoie Street in Vanier.

Police and paramedics were called at about 9:30 p.m. after reports of a fight in a backyard. A man was soon taken to the Civic campus of The Ottawa Hospital in critical condition.

He died just before 11 p.m., police confirmed.

Police said they had no suspect in custody and were unable to provide any details about what led to the altercation. It is Ottawa’s 14th homicide of the year.

The section of Lajoie between Montreal Road and Lévis Avenue remained close late Monday as investigators worked the scene.

Source: Man slain in stabbing in Vanier

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