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Updated: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:52:01 GMT | By CBC News, cbc.ca

Manhunt on in Petawawa, Ont., for suspect in slaying

Manhunt on in Petawawa, Ont., for suspect in slaying

Petawawa residents are being told to stay inside and secure their homes after a multiple stabbing left one man dead and two females critically injured.

Ontario Provincial Police received a 911 call just before 11 a.m. ET. Friday.

When officers arrived at the home on East Street at Petawawa Point near the Ottawa River, they found a man dead inside.

Sources told CBC News two others, both female, were critically injured. They were both taken to hospital.

A manhunt is now on for a suspect, who police believe is armed and dangerous.

A helicopter and a canine unit, as well as officers on the ground, are actively searching the town. Military police are assisting OPP with the investigation.

People are being asked to call OPP if they have any information.

Renfrew County paramedics would only say that multiple patients had been taken to hospital.

No further details were immediately available.

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