Man charged in connection with Oshawa machete attack
Police tape is seen in front of a Durham Regional Police cruiser. (Durham Regional Police)
Published Thursday, June 8, 2023 1:01PM EDT
A 44-year-old man is facing several charges following a machete attack in Oshawa last week.
The incident happened on June 7 near Bond Street East and Simcoe Street North.
Durham Regional Police Service said officers were called to the scene shortly after 3 p.m. for reports of a stabbing. There, they found a male suffering from non-life-threatening stab wounds.
The victim, only identified by police as a 49-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital. He is now recovering.
The suspect fled to a nearby apartment after the incident. Police said officers contained the unit and arrest him without incident.
Duane Fedee, of Oshawa, has been charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, carry concealed weapon, and weapons dangerous.
Anyone with new information is asked to contact Det. Dellipizzi of the Central East Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-579-1520, ext. 2766, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca.