Fourth suspect in Fraser Street shooting arrested

Detectives with the Kingston Police Major Crime Unit have identified and arrested a fourth man in connection with the shots fired through windows of a Fraser Street apartment on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

The man, one of the four masked suspects caught on security video, was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 7 at approximately 2:40 p.m. when Kingston Police apprehended him as he was driving away from a residence on Highway 26 in North Augusta.

Joseph Edward Wilson, a 37-year-old Brockville man, is charged with the following:

  • Attempted robbery
  • Attempted break and enter
  • Having face disguised to commit an offence
  • Two counts of attempted murder
  • Four counts of reckless discharge of a firearm
  • Use of a firearm to commit an offence
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited
  • Possession of a firearm without a license
  • Breach of probation

Three other men have already been arrested in connection with the shooting: Two on Friday, Feb. 1, and another, the driver of the vehicle involved, on Monday, Feb. 4.

The investigation remains ongoing as police continue to search for the second getaway car, a dark coloured SUV. Police are also seeking to identify the registered owner of that vehicle, and are still in search of the firearms used in the shooting.

“Kingston Police would Kingston Police would like to thank the Brockville Police and both the Kingston and Brockville communities for their tremendous assistance,” police said in a press release on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.

Anyone with any information regarding the incident or the individuals involved in the shooting is asked to contact Det. Jim Veltman at 613-549-4660 ext. 6300, or by email at [email protected] or, Det. Scott Huffman at 613-549-4660 ext. 6322, or by email at [email protected]. Tips can also be provided anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number (613-549-4660 ext. 0) and asking to be anonymous, or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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