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2 shootings, 3 stabbings in violent night

03/20/2013 08:28 EDT | Updated 05/20/2013 05:12 EDT
Toronto police were busy with a pair of shootings and three stabbings in the city's west end on Tuesday night.

In the two shootings:

- A 34-year-old man is in serious condition after he was shot in the back at an apartment on Glenlake Road, near Keele Street and Bloor Street West, at about 10:30 p.m. Police have arrested one suspect and are seeking three others. Police believe the suspects got away in a vehicle that may have been involved in a collision involving a TTC bus nearby

- In the second shooting, in the Jamestown area, a man was shot in the lower leg. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

There were also three stabbings last night:

- At around 9:40 p.m., at a building on Falstaff Avenue near Jane Street, a man was stabbed five to seven times. The man took a cab to hospital. There is word on his condition.

- About an hour later, at Jane Street and MacDonald Avenue, a cab driver in his 50s was stabbed in the stomach. He is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

- And earlier in the night, a woman was stabbed at a house party near Weston and Sheppard. She is expected to survive.

Police are looking for suspects in all three stabbing incidents.

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