Man charged with Attempted Murder after stabbing brother with pickaxe

Kingston Police have charged a man with Attempted Murder after he allegedly stabbed his brother in their west-end home.

On Sunday July 22, 2018 the victim and his family were in their Apple Down Dr residence. Kingston Police say that at approximately 3:00 a.m. the victim’s parents were woken up by his screams. They quickly discovered he had been stabbed with a pickaxe by his brother, who had just fled on foot. Police and Frontenac Paramedics responded to the home, and the victim was transported to hospital by ambulance. His condition was reported to be critical but stable.

At approximately 8:00 a.m. that morning, officers located and arrested the accused at a coffee shop in the 2400 block of Princess Street.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.

A 27-year-old local man is charged with Attempted Murder and Aggravated Assault.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Detective Jim Veltman at 613-549-4660 ext. 6300 or via email at [email protected].
You can also provide tips anonymously via:
• By calling the Kingston Police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous
• By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

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