Serious Assault Upgraded to Attempt Murder
An East End parking lot altercation has left a Hamilton resident with serious neck and face injuries. The initial Aggravated Assault charge has been upgraded to Attempt Murder.
On Saturday, May 30, 2020, shortly before 9:00 p.m., an altercation occurred between two males in the Bottoms Up Bar & Grill parking lot on Barton Street East in Hamilton. A 32-year-old male received serious injuries to his face and neck by a knife. The assailant fled the scene on foot but was located several blocks away by uniform officers. At this time he was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Weapons Offences and Breach of Probation.
The victim was located and transported to the hospital in serious condition.
On Monday, June 8, 2020, further evidence was received resulting in the case to be transferred to the Hamilton Police Major Crime Unit. The accused of No Fixed Address appeared in court by video on June 9, 2020, and charged with Attempt Murder. He remains in custody.
On June 10th and 11th, 2020, the City of Hamilton Public Works assisted police by recovering the weapon in a sewer area close by to the offence.
Charged: Jesse Patey (male, 26-years-old) No Fixed Address
- Attempt Murder
- Assault – Aggravated
- Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
- Fail to Comply with Probation x2
- Assault – Weapon
- Utter Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Christian Mukendi of the Division 20 Criminal Investigation Branch by calling 905-546-2920 or 905-546-2967.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com