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Two teens stabbed outside Etobicoke high school

Two male teens, believed to be students at Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute, are in serious condition

Toronto Police responded to the call outside Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute shortly after 1 p.m.

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Toronto Police responded to the call outside Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute shortly after 1 p.m.

Two teenage students, 18 and 19, are in serious condition after being stabbed multiple times outside an Etobicoke high school, Wednesday afternoon, emergency crews confirm.

Shortly after 1 p.m., Toronto Police responded to the call outside Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute and Burnhamthorpe Adult Learning Centre near The East Mall and Burnhamthorpe Rd. and found the two male victims.

Paramedics said that the two men suffered multiple stab wounds, and were transported in serious condition to a trauma centre.

“We believe both victims were students at the school,” Toronto District School Board spokesperson Ryan Bird told the Star.

There is no word on suspects.

Burnhamthorpe C.I. and Burnhamthorpe Adult Learning Centre are in lockdown for investigation. West Glen and Braodacres Junior Schools are in a hold and secure as a precaution, the Toronto District School Board says.

The East Mall is closed both ways from Burnhamthorpe Rd. to Capri Rd.