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POLICE: Two men seriously injured in Fort Erie
Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie was closed for police investigation Saturday as a result of an altercation that occurred Friday night. (File photo)

UPDATE: Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie is reopened.

Two men have been taken to an out-of-town trauma centre with “serious” injuries following an altercation in Fort Erie Friday night.

The incident involved a stabbing, after which the suspect was injured in an altercation with police.

Police said at around 7:50 p.m. officers were called to the urgent care centre at the Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie for reports of a stabbing.

Not long after the officers were on scene, they interacted with a male.

“As a result of that interaction, the male suffered a serious injury,” Niagara Regional Police Services said in a news release.

The officers involved were not injured in the interaction.

The Special Investigations Unit is involved.

The NRPS will be conducting a parallel investigation in conjunction with the SIU.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to contact the SIU.