Hamilton, Ontario,

Arrest Made in West Lounge Café Stabbing

Hamilton Police continue to investigate the stabbing incident at the West Lounge Café. One male involved has been arrested while one male remains outstanding.

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, Fuhill Badei attended the Hamilton Police Mountain Station on Rymal Road East. He was arrested for numerous firearms-related offences and appeared at the John Sopinka Courthouse later in the day to answer to the charges.

Hamilton Police would like to thank everyone who assisted in this investigation.

The second involved male, Joseph Barham-Ferguson remains outstanding. He is considered armed and dangerous and if observed police are advising not to approach but to call 911 immediately.


  • Fuhill Badei, 20 years from Hamilton


  • Point Firearm
  • Carry Conceal Weapon
  • Use firearm in the commission of an offence
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Assault with a Weapon


  • Joseph Barham-Ferguson, 20 years from Hamilton


  • Aggravated Assault
  • Fail to Comply Youth Sentence

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Constable Sami Haddad by calling 905-546-3817.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com