Homicide squad kept busy after night of violence

A night of violence has left two people dead and a third in critical condition after separate stabbings in Edmonton.

EDMONTON — A night of violence has left two people dead and a third in critical condition after separate stabbings in Edmonton.

Police say a man in his 30s was fatally injured outside a downtown convenience store early Tuesday evening.

Hours later, officers were called to a south-side motel where a 26-year-old man had been wounded in a parking lot.

Both victims died in hospital.

The third stabbing happened in a central-area neighbourhood and also involved a man, but he’s expected to survive despite suffering critical injuries.

Suspects are being sought in all three cases.

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