A man in his 20s is dead after a stabbing at a home near York University overnight. The incident happened around 1 a.m. on Boake Street near Assiniboine Road in the York University Heights neighbourhood.

Police received a call for an argument between two men, and arrived on scene to find one man suffering from multiple stab wounds. The man was without vital signs at the scene.

Paramedics rushed the man to the closest hospital, but police confirm that he succumbed to his injuries.

Despite the initial report, police say a number of men were involved in the altercation. The homicide unit has now taken over the investigation.