Two Kingston Men Wanted for Attempted Murder

Kingston Police are looking for two men wanted for attempted murder.

On April 9, just before 5:30 p.m., officers responded to a man lying in an alley behind 85 First Avenue, between Kingscourt and Nelson.

The victim had been severely beaten and was taken to hospital, where he is currently in critical condition.

Early Tuesday morning, Police say two men believed to be responsible for the first attack, entered a home on Newmarket Lane and assaulted another man.

Josh Owen Simpson, 19,  and a 17-year-old youth, both from Kingston, are wanted for attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault, and robbery.

If you do spot Simpson alone or with a youth, do not approach and call 911.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts or information on the attacks, is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Jay Finn at 613-549-4660 ext. 6228 or via email at

You can call the station's general number at  613-549-4660 ext. 0 and ask to be anonymous.

Click here to leave an anonymous tip online or call Crime Stoppers at at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).