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One suspect suffers serious injuries, another suffers stab wounds in Niagara Falls

An 81-year-old and a 31-year-old both face assault charges
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NEWS RELEASE
NIAGARA REGIONAL POLICE SERVICE
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On Saturday, April 4, 2020 at approximately 4:25 p.m., officers were called to a fight at a Niagara Falls convenience store. 2 District Niagara Falls uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service were called to the convenience store located on the corner of Riall Street and Dorchester Road in Niagara Falls for a report of a fight.

Officers arrived on scene to find the two male fighters both suffering from injuries. An 81-year-old man had a serious lower-body injury and a 31-year-old man was suffering from minor stab wounds. The men both received treatment at the scene by paramedics from Niagara Emergency Medical Services. They were both transported to a local hospital for further care.

Officers investigating the matter determined that the men had been involved in a heated argument within the store that escalated to a physical fight. The fight eventually spilled outside.

Detectives from the 2 District detective offices have charged both men.

Jack Robert Childs (81 years old) of Niagara Falls has been arrested and charged with the alleged Criminal Code of Canada offence of:

  • Assault with a weapon

Michael Joseph McKean (31 years old) of Niagara Falls has been arrested and charged with the alleged Criminal Code of Canada offence of:

  • Assault

McKean and Childs were both released on Officer in Charge undertakings in order to receive medical care. 

The men both remain in stable condition in hospital.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call 905-688-4111, ext. 2200.

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