Just before 9:40 a.m. on June 11, 2023, officers were dispatched to the area of Elm Street at Lorne Street in relation to a weapons complaint. Information provided was that a man appeared to have been stabbed and required medical attention.

Upon arrival officers located the 29-year-old man who was transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services with serious, life-threatening injuries. He remains in hospital in critical condition.

Through the investigation, it was determined that the original incident occurred on Pine Street where an altercation took place between the 29-year-old man and an individual after the individual stole items from the man. As a result of the altercation, the individual stabbed the 29-year-old man and then fled the area on foot.

Shortly after 1:50 p.m. officers located the person believed to be responsible for the attack on Elm Street.

23-year-old, Kelly Gagnon has been charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada;

  • Attempt Murder
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Carry a Concealed Weapon
  • Robbery
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

Kelly Gagnon was held in custody overnight and will appear in court today to answer to the charges.

This is a targeted incident as it is believed that the individuals involved are known to each other.