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Weapons - UPDATE - Two males injured in Fort Erie Incident

Posted on Saturday June 09, 2018
UPDATE 1
 
On Friday June 8, 2018 members of the Niagara Regional Police Service arrested a male in relation to the stabbing and police involved shooting incident that occurred on Friday May 18, 2018 within the Urgent Care Centre at the Douglas Memorial Site in the town of Fort Erie.
 
Brandon Stewart 29 years, of Fort Erie is charged with the following alleged offences:
- Attempt Murder (x1) contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
- Assault with a Weapon (x1) contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.
Brandon Stewart is presently being held in custody pending a bail hearing.
 
No further information will be released due to the ongoing investigation by the Special Investigations Unit.
 
 
ORIGINAL RELEASE May 18, 2018
 
At approximately 7:50pm on Friday May 18, 2018 5 District Uniform officers were called to the Urgent Care Centre at the Douglas Memorial Site in the Town of Fort Erie over 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.  The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has subsequently invoked their mandate.
 
Two persons have been transferred to an out-of-town trauma center with serious injuries.  The officers involved were not injured in the interaction.
 
The Urgent Care Centre at the Douglas Memorial Site in the town of Fort Erie is presently closed as a result of the on-going investigation. 
 
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. 
Toll-free phone: 1-800-787-8529
Local phone: 416-622-0SIU (0748)
 
The NRPS will not be releasing any further information due to ongoing SIU investigation, all inquiries should be directed to the SIU.
 

Incident Number: 18-44037
Submitted By: Margaret Devine
Approved By: Margaret Devine

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