Man barricades himself inside Markham home after woman stabbed – CTV News

Man barricades himself inside Markham home after woman stabbed - CTV News
Suspect barricades himself inside home after stabbing in Markham
Police are shown at the scene of a stabbing investigation in Markham. A suspect was arrested after barricading himself inside a home for several hours. (CP24.com/Michael Nguyen)

A suspect in the stabbing of a woman in Markham has been taken into custody after barricading himself inside a home and refusing to surrender for several hours.

Police were first called to the house on Briarwood Road in the area of Warden and 16th avenues just before 9:30 p.m. on Sunday for reports of a stabbing.

The male suspect then barricaded himself in the residence. Police tactical units took around two and a half hours to take the suspect into custody and he was arrested.

Police say that a female victim was located with life-threatening injuries at the scene and rushed to hospital.

They found a female victim with life-threatening stab wounds. She was taken to hospital where she underwent surgery.

Homicide detectives have been called in after a man in his 50s was found dead inside his apartment.

York police say they were called to a home on Briarwood Road near Warden Avenue just before 11:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The suspect has barricaded himself inside a home after a stabbing left one person injured in Markham.

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Emergency crews were called in a house on Briarwood Road, in the area of Warden and 16th Avenue, just before 9:30 p.m. for reports of a stabbing.

York Regional Police said a woman who resides in the home was stabbed. The victim has been rushed to a trauma centre.

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Warden & 16th Avenue, Markham. Victim has been stabbed and emergency services are in the area. Currently speaking with suspect who is refusing to surrender.

A woman is in critical condition in hospital and a man has been arrested after a stabbing in Markham.