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Updated: Two people charged after Copper Cliff altercation

Victim in critical but stable condition at Health Sciences North
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Greater Sudbury Police arrested and charged a 31-year-old man with attempted murder after another man was seriously injured from an altercation on Peter Street in Copper Cliff Friday night. File photo.

Update: June 27, 6:30 p.m.

Two adults have been arrested and charged in connection with the weapons incident that occurred in Copper Cliff late in the evening June 25.

A 31-year-old man was arrested in St. Charles by Detectives of the Greater Sudbury Police Service with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police.

He will be appearing in Bail Court on Wednesday June 29 to answer to the charges of attempted murder and dangerous weapon.

A 28-year-old  woman was also arrested by Detectives of the Greater Sudbury Police Service with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police.

She appeared in Bail Court on June 27, and was released on a recognizance. Her next court appearance will be Wednesday July 13 to answer to the charges of accessory after the fact-attempted murder and dangerous driving.

The criminal investigation remains active as Detectives continue to speak to witnesses and collect evidence in this matter.

Police continue to seek the public’s assistance for any information and to contact the Greater Sudbury Police Service at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 222-TIPS, online at www.sudburycrimestoppers.com or by texting TIPSUD and the information to CRIMES (274637).

The Greater Sudbury Police Service wish to reassure the public this incident was not a random act. The involved parties were known to each other and as such there is no immediate concern for public safety.

Original story:

Greater Sudbury Police arrested and charged a 31-year-old man with attempted murder after another man was seriously injured from an altercation on Peter Street in Copper Cliff Friday night.

The 34-year-old victim was transported to Health Sciences North with life-threatening injuries after the altercation. Police said he remains in critical, but stable condition.

In addition to attempted murder, the 31-year-old suspect was also charged with possession of a dangerous weapon.

Police said the criminal investigations, break, enter and robbery, and drug units are continuing with the investigation.

Police are seeking public assistance for any information and to contact the Greater Sudbury Police Service at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at -705-222-TIPS, online at www.sudburycrimestoppers.com or by texting TIPSUD and the information to CRIMES (274637). 




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