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.
Police say that a female victim was located with life-threatening injuries at the scene and rushed to hospital.
Homicide detectives have been called in after a man in his 50s was found dead inside his apartment.
The suspect has barricaded himself inside a home after a stabbing left one person injured in Markham.
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.
Warden & 16th Avenue, Markham. Victim has been stabbed and emergency services are in the area. Currently speaking with suspect who is refusing to surrender.