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Enfield man charged with Attempted Murder in Oakfield

On March 13, 2019,​ just after midnight, Halifax District RCMP responded to a complaint of an assault with a weapon.

Upon arrival, the RCMP located three people inside​ a home.​ The initial investigation determined that a 33-year-old man arrived at the home and assaulted a 40-year-old male with a​ tool case which resulted in serious injuries. A 50-year-old woman attempted to intervene and was assaulted, however did not sustain any injuries.​ A third woman remained inside the house during the altercation and called police.

Thirty-three year-old Dave John Simms of Enfield was arrested without incident at the scene and has been charged with:

  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Attempted Murder
  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Aggravated Assault
  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Assault with a Weapon
  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Assault
  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Uttering Threats

Simms is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on April 26, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

The 40-year-old man remains under medical care.​ The investigation is ongoing.


Source : Media Release

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