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Man turns himself in to police after stabbing at shelter

Last Updated Jul 12, 2018 at 9:02 am EST

Police on the scene of a stabbing at Sherbourne Street and Queen Street East on July 11, 2018. CITYNEWS

A man in his 50s is in hospital after a stabbing at one of the city’s downtown shelters.

Police first responded to a call at around 10 p.m. on Wednesday in the Sherbourne Street and Queen Street East area where a fight had broken out between two people.

Officials said a man in his 30s fled the scene but later walked to the police station and turned himself in. He was taken to hospital as a precaution.

The victim suffered a serious stab wound to the leg. Police say his condition has improved.

Police said the suspect is facing a number of charges including aggravated assault.

CORRECTION: This is a corrected story. A previous version said the victim walked to the police station. This version also corrects the age of the victim