Quebec Stabbing: Two dead, five injured in Canada; suspect arrested

Filed on November 1, 2020 | Last updated on November 1, 2020 at 10.26 am

Police are asking those in the area to remain indoors.

Police in the Canadian city of Quebec said early Sunday they had arrested a man suspected of stabbing “multiple victims with a knife.”

“Shortly before 1 am, the SPVQ (Quebec city police force) arrested a suspect,” the force said on Twitter, asking residents of the city to “stay inside with the doors locked” because an “investigation is still ongoing.”

Police said five victims have been transported to a hospital, however, there was no immediate word on their conditions.

Quebec City Police spokesperson Etienne Doyon told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. that the suspect is a man in his mid-20s. Doyon confirmed two have died and five others are hurt.

Police are asking those in the area to remain indoors.

There’s no word on a possible motive for the attacks.

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