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VANCOUVER — Six people were taken to hospital, including one in critical condition, after what police call a vicious and random stabbing inside a Vancouver apartment building Thursday evening.

A seventh stabbing victim, and a police officer who was hurt during the arrest of the suspect, were also recovering from injuries, said police.

The incident occurred at about 6:45 p.m. in the 1200 block of Barclay St. in the city’s West End, and when police arrived on scene, they found the seven victims suffering various stabbing wounds.

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“It’s a very vicious attack and very random,” said Vancouver Police Sgt. Randy Fincham.

He said an unidentified 33-year-old man was taken into custody and that the officer who was injured during the man’s arrest was treated at the scene by paramedics.

Fincham said three men and three women, ranging in age from their 20s to their 60s, were taken…

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