On Friday, April 21, 2023, just after 9:00 a.m., members of the Barrie Police Service responded to a report of male being stabbed on Gunn Street in city of Barrie.

The victim, a 36-year-old male from Barrie, was transported to a local hospital and was airlifted to a Toronto area trauma centre where he was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

As a result of the ongoing investigation by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division, a suspect was identified and taken into custody late Friday afternoon.

A 28-year old Barrie man has been arrested and charged with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Possession of as Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Fail to Comply with a Release Order
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order (2 counts)
  • Assault with a Weapon

He was held for a bail hearing and was remanded into custody. He is scheduled to appear next, in person today at the Ontario Court of Justice located in Barrie.


Occurrence #: BA23024262
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator, Peter Leon


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