Two Peterborough men arrested following double stabbing on Tuesday morning

Jordan Johnson-Hunt and Hunter Reginald Person, both 23 years old, have each been charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

Police investigate a double stabbing on the morning of August 18, 2020 at Market Plaza, located at the corner of George and Rink streets in Peterborough, that injured a 50-year-old man and an 18-year-old man. Police evidence markers and blood can be seen on the sidewalk and in the parking lot. (Photo courtesy of Marianne Vandelinde)
Police investigate a double stabbing on the morning of August 18, 2020 at Market Plaza, located at the corner of George and Rink streets in Peterborough, that injured a 50-year-old man and an 18-year-old man. Police evidence markers and blood can be seen on the sidewalk and in the parking lot. (Photo courtesy of Marianne Vandelinde)

Two Peterborough men have been arrested and charged with aggravated assault following a double stabbing at Market Plaza in Peterborough on Tuesday morning (August 18).

At around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, police report that a dispute occurred between several parties in the parking lot of the plaza, located at the corner of George and Rink streets.

During the dispute, a 50-year-old man and an 18-year-old man were stabbed. Police say the relationship between the alleged perpetrators and the victims is not fully known at this time.

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Police were called and multiple officers along with EMS were dispatched to the parking lot.

One of the victims was flown via Ornge Ambulance to a Toronto–based hospital for treatment. The other victim was taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre for treatment to his injuries.

Later on Tuesday, police located the two alleged perpetrators at a Stewart Street residence where, as a result of the investigation, they were arrested and charged.

Police cordoned off the parking lot at Market Plaza, located at the corner of George and Rink streets in Peterborough, as they documented the scene of a double stabbing the morning of August 18, 2020. Two Peterborough men have been arrested and charged following an investigation. (Photo courtesy of Brian Parypa)
Police cordoned off the parking lot at Market Plaza, located at the corner of George and Rink streets in Peterborough, as they documented the scene of a double stabbing the morning of August 18, 2020. Two Peterborough men have been arrested and charged following an investigation. (Photo courtesy of Brian Parypa)

Jordan Johnson-Hunt and Hunter Reginald Person, both 23 years old and both of Stewart Street, have each been charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

Johnson-Hunt has also been charged with fail to comply with a probation order and Person has also been charged with fail to comply with oblation.

The two men were held in custody and appeared in court on Tuesday.

 

This story has been updated to include details of the incident and the arrest of two men.

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