21 charges laid against suspect in north end stabbing

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An update on the stabbing investigation in the north end of Kingston. 

Kingston Police have laid 21 charges against a suspect after a high-risk takedown on Tuesday. 

39-year-old Justin Robert Hunter has been charged with the following:  

  • Attempted murder 
  • Aggravated assault 
  • Robbery from person with violence 
  • Take weapon of peace officer in execution of duty 
  • Two counts of possession of a weapon for committing an offence 
  • Carrying a concealed weapon 
  • Possession of a restricted or prohibited firearm without holding a licence and registration certificate
  • Possession of a restricted or prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a licence and registration certificate
  • Possession of a loaded regulated firearm
  • Handling a firearm carelessly 
  • Six counts of possession of a firearm or prohibited weapon while prohibited
  • Failing to comply with an undertaking 
  • Three counts of breach of probation

The accused was held at police headquarters to attend a future bail hearing. 

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