Two Charged with Attempted Murder After Pedestrian Struck in Mississauga
Two male suspects have been arrested and charged following an incident in which a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Mississauga.
At approximately 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, police say the victim was involved in an altercation with two males in the area of Ogden and Strathy Avenue. The three eventually left the area.
Later at 1:15 p.m., the two suspects were in a vehicle in a mall parking lot in the area of QEW and Dixie Road when they spotted the victim.
After resuming the altercation, the vehicle’s driver intentionally struck the victim and fled the scene, police say.
Twenty year old Orillia man John Stobbs-Hogarth was transported to a Toronto trauma centre. He remains in life threatening condition.
At 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, Benjamin Steinberg-Harrison (19 year old Mississauga male) and Rohit Rehal (20, no fixed address) turned themselves in.
Both suspects are charged with attempted murder.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed this incident or who may have video footage of it is asked to contact police at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1233.
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