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81-year-old man seriously injured in Gatineau, Que. stabbing

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A suspect is facing charges, including attempted murder, after an 81-year-old man was seriously injured in a daytime stabbing near a seniors' residence in Gatineau, Que.

Police responded to reports of a stabbing on Vianney Street, near Jean-René-Monette Street, just before 10:30 a.m. on Monday.

Police say when officers arrived on the scene, they located the victim near the building.  The man was transported to hospital in serious condition.

The suspect, a 41-year-old man, was arrested near the crime scene.

Police announced on Tuesday that the suspect is facing charges of attempted murder, serious assault and armed assault.

Police say the investigation shows there is no link between the victim and the suspect.

The investigation continues. Top Stories

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