Teen dead, another in custody after stabbing in Oshawa: police

OSHAWA, Ont. – One teenager is dead and another is in custody following a stabbing in Oshawa, Ont.

Durham regional police say a 17-year-old male victim was stabbed at around 3 p.m. during what witnesses describe as a “verbal altercation.”

Police say the incident occurred Thursday afternoon in the area of Harmony Road and Taunton Road.

The boy was pronounced dead in hospital.

A 16-year-old male suspect fled the scene and was arrested at a nearby residence.

Police say charges are pending and are urging witnesses to come forward and report what they saw.

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