02/11/2015 09:12 EST | Updated 04/13/2015 05:59 EDT

Montreal East fatal stabbing under investigation

A 24-year-old man has died in hospital after an assault in Montreal East early this morning.

Police were called to an apartment at the intersection of George-V and Pierre-de-Coubertin avenues at around 3:30 a.m.

The man had been stabbed with a knife.

Investigators are meeting with a 26-year-old man to determine his role in the incident.

It's the third homicide of the year in Montreal.

In a separate incident, a man was fatally shot early this morning in Montreal's Rosemont neighbourhood in the city's fourth homicide of the year.