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Second suspect in Moosonee stabbing arrested (updated)

Two people were sent to hospital with serious injuries, one suspect is in police custody
James Bay OPP are looking for Kadeem Williams, 22, of Scarborough. He is wanted for two counts of aggravated assault and one count of failure to comply with release order.

Update, 6:15 p.m. May 17

James Bay OPP say the the second suspect in a Moosonee stabbing investigation has been arrested. 

Shortly after 5 p.m. today, 22-year-old Kadeem Williams of Scarborough was arrested after a search warrant was executed at a Pakeishimon Street resident in Moose Factory. Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) helped OPP with the incident. 

Williams is charged with two counts of aggravated assault and failure to comply with a release order. He's in police custody and has a bail hearing today in Moosonee. 

"This successful arrest was made possible due to the numerous tips and information provided by the public," said OPP in the update.

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MOOSONEE - A suspect in a stabbing that sent two people to hospital is believed to be in Moose Factory. 

James Bay OPP is searching for 22-year-old Kadeem Williams of Scarborough, who is wanted for two counts of aggravated assault and one count of failure to comply with a release order. 

He is wanted in connection with a stabbing that happened on May 11 around 7 p.m. on Moose Drive in Moosonee. Two people were found at the scene with serious injuries from multiple stab wounds, said police in a news release. Both of the people were brought to the local medical facility by ambulance. 

On Tuesday (May 14), 41-year-old Leonard Koostachin of Moosonee was charged with aggravated assault (party to an offence), forcible confinement, and facility to comply with a release order. 

He is in police custody and waiting for a bail hearing today (May 16) in Timmins.

A second suspect, Williams, is still at large and police believe he's in Moose Factory, which is across the river from Moosonee. 

"Police believe this to be a targeted attack and do not foresee an immediate threat to public safety," said police in the news release. 

None of the charges have been tested in court and the accused are considered innocent unless proven guilty.

The investigation is ongoing and includes the James Bay OPP crime unit, the OPP forensic identification services, and OPP provincial liaison team.

If you have information on Williams' whereabouts, call OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.