Oshawa man to be charged after allegedly stabbing a family member and barricading himself in home

A 21-year-old Oshawa man surrendered peacefully after allegedly stabbing a family member and then barricading himself in the home for over three hours.

According to police, officers were called to a stabbing incident at a residence in the Phillip Murray Avenue and Park Road South area of Oshawa around 3:30 p.m. Sunday (March 22).

“A 21–year-old male stabbed a family member during an altercation in the home. The male victim left the residence and was taken to hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening injury,” reads a media release.

“Officers surrounded the home and made efforts to contact the male and have him surrender peacefully. At approximately 7 p.m., the male surrendered and was taken for a mental health assessment. Officers located a pellet gun and knife.”

Police said the man will be charged with assault cause bodily harm, possession of weapons dangerous, mischief under $5,000 and fail to comply with probation order.

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