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Boy, 17, charged in fatal North York stabbing

Last Updated Feb 25, 2020 at 2:51 pm EDT

Toronto police investigate a fatal stabbing near Dufferin Street and Wilson Avenue in North York on Monday, February 24, 2020. Daniel Frechette/CITYNEWS

Toronto police have charged a 17-year-old boy with first-degree murder and attempted murder after two people were stabbed, one fatally, near Dufferin Street and Wilson Avenue in North York on Monday afternoon.

Police say Ashley Noell Arzaga, 24, of Toronto, died at the scene.

A man was also stabbed and suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police said the suspect, who was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday morning, sustained injuries.

“Near the (suspect) we found a weapon, it was seized … (he’s) believed responsible for what has happened,” said Const. David Hopkinson said on Monday.

“During another search of the area we found a third victim suffering stab wounds,” Hopkinson added.

“That third victim succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene.”