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Media Release

Release Date: December 2nd, 2017 - 3:20pm

Originator: Det. Bill Marshall , Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2216

Contact: Staff Sergeant Paul Foley, Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2215

Location: Oakville

Attachment:


Altercation in Oakville residence results in stabbing of young man



On December 2nd, 2017 at approximately 2:00 am, Police were called to the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, regarding a male whom had arrived with serious injuries, which was the result of stab wounds.  The Victim was rushed into surgery for medical intervention, most notably, one stab wound being to his lower torso.

Investigation reveals that the stabbing occurred as a result of a verbal and physical altercation within a residence in north/west Oakville.

Investigation also reveals that all persons involved in this matter have been identified and are known to one another.

Investigators have identified the Accused as an 18-year-old male whom resides in the City of Brampton.

Accused:  Evan WRIGHT (18 years of age)

The Accused was held for a Bail Hearing for the following offences:

  • Attempted Murder
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2216.  Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers, "See something, Hear something, Say something" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca, or by texting "Tip201" with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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