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Man killed in Chinatown stabbing, suspect in custody: Ottawa police

Ottawa police say a suspect is in custody after a stabbing in Chinatown Friday morning left one man dead.

The Ottawa Police Service said on Twitter that it received calls at 9:41 a.m. reporting a stabbing in the area of Somerset Street West and Arthur Street, near the Kowloon supermarket.

Officers arriving on the scene found one man with stab wounds, police said.

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The victim was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead, according to OPS.

Police said shortly after noon that a male suspect was in custody in connection with the incident.

Police are still in the process of contacting next-of-kin, so the victim’s identity has not been released.

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