By: Farnia Fekri
UPDATE: Roderick McIntosh, 67, has been charged with second-degree murder relating to this incident, according to a police news release. This is the same man who was previously reported to be 66, as said below.
One man has died and another stabbed with a samurai sword at Church and Carlton streets, according to Toronto paramedics.
On the night of Jan. 10, at 6:34 p.m., police responded to a double stabbing close to the Mattamy Athletic Centre.
According to a police news release, a 51-year-old patient named Brent Garner was pronounced dead in the hospital. The other man, reported to be 66-years-old by the Toronto Star, was transported to a hospital.
The stabbings were due to a fight at an apartment on Jarvis and Carlton streets. The news release identifies the injured man as the suspect for the stabbing.
— CP24 (@CP24) January 11, 2015
Man stabbed in the chest with a samurai sword at Church and Carlton in #Toronto
— Ross Arbour (@RossArbour) January 11, 2015
WTF? I was just there. “@CP24: Stabbing near Church and Carlton streets where paramedics say a man, 66, was attacked with a Samurai sword.”
— FuzzyWuzzy (@_Confessor) January 11, 2015
* With files from Keith Capstick.