Man stabbed after bumping strangers while texting

Ottawa - A Canadian man was stabbed in the heart on Wednesday after bumping into two pedestrians on a downtown Toronto street while texting, police said.

The 33-year-old victim had "inadvertently bumped shoulders with one of the men while texting on his phone" at about 00:30 local time, police said in a statement.

"The man he bumped into took exception as a perceived slight and attacked the victim."

The altercation was captured by security cameras.

The victim was rushed to hospital in critical condition, while a 27-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

He faces assault and attempted murder charges.

A second suspect remains at large.

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Ursula Nel 2014-08-13 08:36:03 PM
A miracle making it to ICU after a stab to the heart. Hope he survives..
Robert Khuma Sauka 2014-08-13 08:51:10 PM
That's eye for an
Nadia Graf 2014-08-14 07:12:01 AM
Arthur Harding 2014-08-14 10:00:35 AM
That's a bit extreme but quite honestly if I'm walking in mall and some is texting and not looking where they are walking i don't get out their way. If I they walk into me and land on their backside its their problem