Attempted murder charge laid in Pembroke IPV incident

Editor’s note: OPP have today released this Update regarding a shooting incident The Current reported on Feb.24.

The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an individual after a shooting incident in Pembroke.

On February 23, 2024, just before 6:30 a.m., OPP responded to an Intimate Parter Violence (IPV) incident involving a shooting at a residence on McKenzie Street. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

As a result of this incident a 67-year-old Pembroke resident has been charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offence:

ยท        Attempt to commit murder using a firearm

The accused was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice. He remains in custody with a future court date. The name of the accused is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim as this is an IPV incident.

If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available. Contact Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support, advice, or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930. The Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County is also available 24/7 for information and support at 1-800-663-3060. You can also attend the emergency department of any hospital in Renfrew County and ask to speak to a member of the Assault Response Team. Victim Services of Renfrew County is also available to provide emotional and practical assistance to people who have experienced domestic violence. They can be reached at 613-649-2852 or toll free at 1-877-568-5730. In emergencies call 9-1-1.

Peever,S.,OPP Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment(2024,Feb.27) -UPDATE #1- ONE PERSON IN CUSTODY AFTER SHOOTING INCIDENT IN PEMBROKE Accused charged with attempted murder [media release]

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