A 35-year-old man was assaulted with a sharp object Thursday evening at around 7:35 p.m. during an altercation between several homeless people in Place Dupuis in Montreal.
The altercation took place at the Hotel Place Dupuis, said the spokesperson for the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), Jean-Pierre Brabant.
The victim was injured in the upper body by a sharp object.
“The man was conscious when the police arrived on site and was sent to a hospital,” the spokesperson said.
“You don’t fear for your life,” he added.
SPVM investigators erected a security perimeter at park level, between Sainte-Catherine and Saint-Hubert streets.
No suspect has yet been arrested in this case.