A 20 year-old male is facing three charges of Attempted Murder in connection with an incident on Thursday, November 24, 2016, in the 2100 block of Park Street, which sent three males to hospital. One of the victims, a 31 year-old male, sustained injuries described as life-threatening.
Police were dispatched at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, November 24, 2016, to the 2100 block of Park Street after numerous, simultaneous calls of a person in distress. When police arrived, a number of people were at the scene, beside a parked cab, trying to assist an injured male. According to early information, it appears there was an altercation inside the cab, which continued after the driver stopped and attempted to exit the vehicle. Police members arrived and found one injured, but ambulatory, male as well as a seriously-injured male. EMS attended and transported both males to hospital. Meanwhile, other information was coming in indicating there was another injured male in the area of Park and Abbott Street; he was also taken to hospital by EMS. A 20 year-old male was arrested nearby, without incident. Further investigation led to charges against this individual.
Twenty year-old Leroy Aaron REDWOOD, DOB: 1996-02-28, of Calgary, Alberta, is charged with:
– Three charges of Attempted Murder, s. 239(1)(b) CC; and
– Four charges of Breach of Recognizance, s. 145(3) CC.
REDWOOD made his first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016.