Thunder Bay Police Arrest 18-Year-Old in Limbrick Assault


Thunder Bay – Police have arrested Desmond Jarrell KEEWAYKAPOW, an eighteen-year-old male in connection to an assault investigation following a Friday morning incident on the city’s south side.

Thunder Bay Police Service’s Uniform Patrol Branch were originally dispatched to the area of Limbrick Street and Redwood Avenue just before 3 am on Friday, April 30 following reports of an injured male.

When officers arrived, they located an adult male who had sustained serious injuries. His injuries are believed to be the result of an assault.

The victim was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for further evaluation and treatment of his injuries.

Members of the TBPS’s Major Crimes Unit are now involved in this investigation.

As a result of continued investigation, police were able to identify, locate and arrest a male suspect in the afternoon hours of Friday, April 30.

Desmond Jarrell KEEWAYKAPOW, 18, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Aggravated Assault.

KEEWAYKAPOW appeared in bail court on Saturday, May 1, and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date of Monday, May, 3.

The accused and victim were known to each other.

The male victim remains in the hospital with serious injuries. The investigation remains ongoing.

Aggravated Assault

Criminal Code: Section 68 (1) Every one commits an aggravated assault who wounds, maims, disfigures or endangers the life of the complainant. (2) Every one who commits an aggravated assault is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years.

Charges could be up-graded if the victim of this attack were to perish.

All accused are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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