York Regional Police say they were called to a Tim Hortons on Markham Road on Sunday night at about8:30 p.m., where they found a 21-year-old who had been stabbed.
Police said they then found three other men who were believed to have been involved. Investigators said one of them was also suffering from stab wounds — he was taken to hospital as well.
They say they also found three other men they believe were involved in the incident, and one of them was also suffering from stab wounds.
Police say that four men got into a physical fight with a fifth man and the fifth man allegedly stabbed two members of the other group.
On Monday, investigators say, they located a suspect identified as Danovan Fernandez and took him into custody.
Fernandez is currently in custody and will appear in court in Newmarket for a bail hearing on Friday.
Attempted murder charges have been laid against an 18-year-old man after two people were stabbed during an altercation at a Markham Tim Hortons on Sunday evening.
Emergency crews were called to the restaurant, located on Markham Road near Denison Street, at around 8:30 p.m.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they located a 21-year-old man suffering from stab wounds. He was subsequently transported from the scene to hospital for medical treatment.
While officers were investigating, they located three men who were believed to be involved, one of who was also suffering from stab wounds, investigators said in a news release issued on Wednesday morning. He was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Following a probe into the matter, police said they learned that four men got into an altercation with a fifth man at the time.
Officers said two men were stabbed during the altercation and the fifth man involved fled the area prior to emergency responders arriving on scene.
Danovan Fernandez, of Markham, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and one counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.