Hamilton, Ontario,

Police Investigate Stabbing at the West Lounge Cafe

Two Hamilton men are now wanted for an assault at a Hamilton Bar. They are considered armed and dangerous and anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact police.

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, just shortly after 2:00 a.m., a physical altercation occurred between one male who was approached by two male suspects at a bar in the West End of Hamilton. During the incident, the lone male received an injury from a knife held by one of the suspects. The second suspect displayed a handgun and then pointed it at the victim. The victim was transported to the hospital by his friends. On-duty staff recognized the level of injury and contacted police.

Hamilton Police detectives have determined the incident occurred at The West Lounge Café located at 807 Main Street West. The suspects have been identified and warrants for their arrest have been issued.

The males are considered armed and dangerous and if observed Hamilton Police are asking the public not to approach but to call 911 immediately.


  • Joseph Barham-Ferguson, 20 years from Hamilton


  • Aggravated Assault
  • Fail to Comply Youth Sentence


  • 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

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective Constable 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