Barricaded man surrenders after stabbing standoff

An Oshawa male surrendered peacefully after stabbing a family member and then barricading himself in the home for over three hours on Sunday.

On March 22, at about 3:30 pm, officers were called to a stabbing incident at a residence in the Phillip Murray Avenue and Park Road South area of Oshawa. A 21–year-old male stabbed a family member during an altercation in the home. The male victim left the residence and was taken to hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening injury, police said.

Officers surrounded the home and made efforts to contact the male and have him surrender peacefully. At approximately 7 pm the male surrendered and was taken for a mental health assessment. Officers located a pellet gun and knife, they said.

The 21-year-old male will be charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm; Possession of Weapons Dangerous; Mischief Under $5000; and Fail to Comply with Probation Order.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Shaw of Central East Division 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2764.

[Image courtesy DRPS]


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