A 22-year-old from North Bay is facing a slew of charges after police say he beat a victim unconscious in their own home.
The North Bay Police Service says on Monday, the accused gained entry to the victim’s residence, pointed a firearm at them and “assaulted the victim using the firearm as a blunt object as well as a hammer, until the victim fell into unconsciousness”.
The service says the accused fled the area prior to police and emergency crews arriving, and the victim was transported to hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers located the accused the next day.
He’s been charged with:
- One count of Assault Causing Bodily Harm
- One count of Assault with a Weapon
- One count of Pointing a Firearm
- One count of Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition
- One count of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- One count of Break, Enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence
- One count of Uttering Threats
- One count of Mischief Under $5,000
- One count of Fail to Comply with Probation order
The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.