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1 suspect arrested, 3 still outstanding after dispute over fireworks ends in stabbing on Martin Goodman Trail

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One suspect has been arrested, and Toronto police are looking for three others after an altercation over fireworks led to a stabbing on the Martin Goodman Trail late Monday night.

The incident occurred near Lake Shore Boulevard West and Parkside Drive at around 10:45 p.m.

“It was reported that two groups of males were pointing fireworks at each other, which escalated into a physical altercation,” police said in an email to CP24.

Police said they located a man in his 30s suffering from stab wounds, and he was transported to hospital for treatment. Police said the man was stabbed in the back and is in non-life-threatening condition.

A second male victim made his own way to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

On Tuesday afternoon, police announced that they had arrested 18-year-old Julius Bromfield. He has been charged with assault.

Three male suspects remain at large, police said.

One suspect is described as white, in his early 20s, five-foot-nine with a skinny build and was wearing a white t-shirt.

The second suspect is also believed to be in his early 20s. He was wearing a black shirt, light-coloured shorts, and a white surgical mask.

The third suspect is described as having a thin build and was last seen wearing a black sweater, light-coloured jeans, and white running shoes.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 416-808-1100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477) or www.222tips.com.

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