Second individual charged in connection with Canada Day assault in Sudbury
The driver and lone occupant of vehicle involved in the crash has been taken to hospital by paramedics, Greater Sudbury Police said late Tuesday morning. (File)
SUDBURY -- Sudbury Police have arrested and charged a second individual with attempted murder in connection to a serious assault that took place on July 1, 2020.
As a result of their ongoing investigation, detectives determined that the original 25-year-old suspect was not responsible for the injuries of the 45-year-old victim.
After their initial altercation, the victim was involved in a second incident that was the cause of his serious injuries.
As a result, police charged a 48-year-old man Friday evening with attempted murder. He is due in court Saturday.
The 25-year-old who was originally facing those charges will be released on a Stay of Proceedings.
The victim remains in hospital in serious condition.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 705-675-9171, extension 2325 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-TIPS or online.