A person was injured in a stabbing incident in Brampton, leading to a high school in the vicinity being placed under lockdown.
Peel Regional Police reported a stabbing incident that occurred on Tuesday morning just before 10:30 a.m. The location of the incident was pinpointed around the Steeles Avenue East and Kennedy Road area in Brampton.
Initial reports from the scene suggested that a student sustained minor injuries during the episode. However, later clarifications from the police generalized the information, stating that one individual had been stabbed.
As a result of the nearby disturbance, Turner Fenton Secondary, which is in close proximity to the reported area, took immediate action by going into lockdown.
A police spokesperson stated, “At this time, authorities cannot confirm if the stabbing occurred on school property or if the victim was a student or educator.”
Currently, there is no information available regarding a potential suspect. The area surrounding the incident has witnessed an increased police presence as investigations are underway.
Residents and students are advised to stay clear of the area until further notice and to provide any information they might have about the incident to Peel Regional Police.