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Attempted murder charge laid against Guelph man: police

Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Matt Carty / Global Guelph

Guelph police say a 20-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after another man was sent to hospital with serious injuries on Wednesday.

Police said they were called to a home in the city’s east end at around 6 a.m. and a 24-year-old man was rushed to a nearby hospital.

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Police said the victim was then sent to a trauma centre, where he has undergone surgery and is listed in stable condition.

A suspect was arrested and charged with attempted murder and possession of a dangerous weapon.

The accused is scheduled to make a court appearance on Friday.

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Guelph police did not comment on the details of happened and didn’t say specifically where it happened. The suspect’s name was also not provided.

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Investigators are asking for anyone with information to call 519-824-1212 ext. 7359. Anonymous information can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or through its website.