OPP investigating attempted murder

Posted on: September 30, 2018

Submitted

Members of the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a man with a weapon at a residence on Brock Street South in Perth on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at approximately 3 a.m.

On arrival officers established that three people had sustained serious injuries. Two adult females were transported by emergency medical services (EMS) to a local hospital and one adult male was air lifted to hospital by air ambulance.

The investigation is being conducted by the Lanark County OPP Crime Unit, supported by East Region Forensic Identification Services Unit (FIS), and detectives from the East Region Regional Support Team (RST), under the direction of Detective Inspector Rob HAGERMAN, of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

As a result of the investigation, Douglas SCHUYLER (46 years) of Perth, Ontario has been arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

Attempt to Commit Murder (three counts), and with
Possession of Restricted or Prohibited Weapon.

He is being held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact Detective Constable Derick Dodd at Lanark County OPP Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122 or if you wish to remain anonymous you may call the Lanark County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)