Man stabbed in heart after bumping strangers while texting

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

AFP| Last Updated: Aug 14, 2014, 01:01 AM IST

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 12:30 am 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.