Man charged with attempted murder after attack on brother

A 37-year-old Kingston man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing his brother in the neck.

Kingston Police say that on March 15, 2018 the victim and the accused were in a residence on Crossfield Avenue, where the accused has been temporarily residing with the victim and his family. The brothers had been arguing over current living arrangements and at approximately 11:00 a.m. the victim began talking on the phone with their father about the situation. The accused then pulled a knife out of his pocket and stabbed the victim in the back of his neck. A physical altercation ensued and both parties suffered injuries until the victim was able to disarm the accused.

Kingston Police and Frontenac Paramedics responded to the residence. The victim was transported to hospital where he remains under their care with non-life threatening injuries. The accused was treated at the hospital and then transported to police headquarters to be held for a bail hearing.

The accused has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

Anyone with information, is asked to please contact Kingston Police Detective Jim Veltman at 613-549-4660 ext. 6300 or via email at jveltman@kingstonpolice.ca.
You can also provide tips anonymously via:
• By calling the Kingston Police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous
• By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)