UPDATE: Regina man facing Attempted Murder charges following Saturday morning incident; “there was a male in the residence who was hurting everyone”

Regina, Saskatchewan – A 42 year-old male is facing charges including attempted murder after an incident on Saturday morning.

On Saturday, June 20, 2020 at approximately 7:40 a.m., police were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Scarth Street for a report of a weapons offence. Early information suggested a male suspect had assaulted multiple people.

When police arrived, they located multiple people inside the residence. Three people had been injured as a result of the alleged assault. One male victim was treated by EMS on scene, and a second was transported to hospital by EMS with minor injuries. The third male victim was transported to hospital by EMS with a serious, but not-life threatening head injury. Police also located the suspect male inside the residence. As a result:

Forty two year-old Rodney James GEDDES of Regina has been charged with:

Attempted Murder [CC 239];

Assault With A Weapon [CC 267 (A)]; and

Assault [CC 266].

GEDDES made his first appearance in Provincial Court this morning (June 22, 2020) at 9:00 a.m.

Court Room
Court Room File Photo

BACKGROUND

June 20, 2020

On the morning of Saturday, June 20th, 2020, members of the Regina Police Service were dispatched to North Regina for a report of a weapons offence. Information received in the call was that there was a
male in the residence who was hurting everyone, and could not be controlled. Police and EMS were requested to attend.

Several people were inside of the residence. Three people had been injured in an apparent assault. A male victim was transported to hospital by EMS with a serious head injury. He remains there in serious condition. The suspect was also located inside the residence and arrested.

The male suspect has been charged with:
– Attempted Murder

-Assault with a weapon X 2

-Common Assault

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 777-6500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Regina Police Service



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