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An Arrest In The Attempted Murder Case On Cumberland St

By Katie Nicholls Nov 6, 2022 | 12:30 AM

Thunder Bay Police Cruiser - Acadia Broadcasting File

Police have arrested and charged a Sandy Lake First Nation man with attempted homicide in connection with an ongoing investigation into an October shooting.

Thunder Bay Police were originally dispatched to the area of Pearl Street and Cumberland Street just after 1:55 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 after reports of possible gunfire.

Police learned a male suspect became engaged in an argument with a 29-year-old male. During this verbal confrontation, the suspect pulled out a handgun that was concealed in their jacket and pointed it at the other male.

The victim ran and the accused discharged the firearm.

Police were able to positively identify a suspect, a 26 year old man from Sandy Lake First nation. A warrant was obtained for the arrest of the accused on various charges including attempted murder.

In the morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 5, the accused was arrested by members of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service. Arrangements were then made to transport the accused to Thunder Bay.

The 26 year old man is facing eight charges including attempted murder and various weapons charges.

He appeared in bail court on Saturday, Nov. 5 and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date of Thursday, Nov. 10.


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