Montreal police are investigating after an overnight altercation in downtown Montreal left one man in his 20s dead and another injured.
The SPVM received a call at around 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, and found two victims near the corner of Sherbrooke and Mansfield Streets — steps away from McGill University.
According to Montreal police spokesperson Véronique Dubuc, both men had suffered what appeared to be upper-body injuries from a sharp object.
A 23-year-old man was taken to hospital, and his death was confirmed shortly after. Dubuc says he was not known to police.
The other victim, a 20-year-old man, did not suffer life-threatening injuries.
The 23-year-old man's death marks this year's 21st homicide on Montreal police territory.
The SPVM's major crimes unit is at the scene.