Two people are dead and three others — including two young children — have been rushed to hospital following an incident in Mount Albert Saturday (Feb. 6).
According to the York Regional Police, officers were called to a residence on Ridge Gate Crescent in Mount Albert for a report of a stabbing shortly before 2:30 p.m.
“When officers arrived at the scene, an adult female was located deceased. An infant, a young child and a second adult female were rushed to hospital with serious injuries,” a media release reads.
“An interaction occurred between police and the suspect and the suspect is now deceased. The Special Investigations Unit has been notified.”
While residents in the neighborhood can expect to see a heavy police presence, there is no further concern for public safety, the release notes.
Investigators are appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area to come forward.