The Waterloo Regional Police have filed a charge of attempted murder in connection with an incident that occurred earlier this month on a trail in Kitchener.
Police say officers were called to a trail near Riverbend Drive on Sept. 8 around 8:10 p.m. after a woman was reported in need of medical assistance.
Waterloo Police Investigate Another Kitchener Shooting
Emergency services personnel found a woman with serious but not life-threatening injuries. Paramedics took her to an area hospital for treatment.
Police allege the injuries were caused by assault and said the victim knew her assailant.
Police Releases Video of 2 Men Connected to Waterloo Highway Shooting
They say the suspect fled the area, but was quickly located by police.
A 32-year-old Kitchener man was initially charged with a series of crimes, including assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, strangulation and making threats, but a charge of attempted murder was also filed Monday.
© 2021 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.