Elderly man taken to hospital after Kitchener stabbing: police

Waterloo Regional Police say an elderly man was hospitalized after being stabbed to death in the Eastwood area of ​​Kitchener early Tuesday.

Police were called to the Sheldon Avenue and King Street area just after 6 a.m. after a resident reported that a man was being followed by another man who had a knife.

A short time later, they located the man who wielded the blade and arrested him, but could not find the other man who was being followed.

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A short time later, the police received a call that a man in the area had been stabbed to death

A 72-year-old man was rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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According to police, officers eventually found out that the older man was also allegedly a victim of the man who wielded the knife.

They say the older man was not the man who was persecuted in the first report.

A 19-year-old man faces multiple charges related to the incident, including assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and violation of the release order.

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