Two teens charged with attempted murder
RCMP charged two males with attempted murder following a disturbance in Eskasoni.
On May 12th at 1:30 a.m., RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance on John Paul’s Lane in Eskasoni.
Upon arrival, officers observed six people engaged in an altercation outside a home.
Two of the people were in possession of a baseball bat.
Police say officers quickly calmed the situation and dispersed the group, at which time they located a man on lying on the ground.
The 37-year-old Eskasoni man was suffering serious facial injuries and was transported to the hospital by EHS.
As the investigation continued, officers located a 32-year-old Eskasoni man, who was suffering from a head injury, however he did not require medical treatment.
All of the people involved in the altercation were known to each other.
Between 5:30 a.m. and 6 a.m., RCMP arrested an 18-year-old male and a 17-year-old youth in relation to the incident.
Both were remanded into custody and will appear in Sydney Provincial Court on Monday, May 15th.
Eighteen-year-old Gemini Paul of Eskasoni has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon and uttering threats.
The 17-year-old youth has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault.
RCMP say the investigation is ongoing.