A 49-year-old woman was stabbed several times in the upper body during the night from Saturday to Sunday in an apartment located in the Plateau-Mont-Royal, in Montreal.
The stabbing attack occurred at around 1:35 a.m. in a dwelling located on Gilford Street, near Marquette Street, said the spokesperson for the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), Jean. -Pierre Brabant.
The victim, who is in critical condition, was transported to a hospital in fear for his life, the spokesperson said.
A 23-year-old man was arrested on the spot by the police, before being taken to a hospital for a psychological assessment.
SPVM investigators are present on the scene with forensic identification technicians to analyze the circumstances of the event.
A security perimeter has been set up on rue Gilford, between rue Marquette and rue Fabre.