Attempted murder charge laid following apartment fire in Mitchell, Ont.
Firefighters work at the scene of a fire in Mitchell, Ont. on Thursday, Feb.11, 2021. (Gerry Dewan / CTV News)
LONDON, ONT. -- OPP have laid charges, including attempted murder, following a residential fire in Mitchell, Ont. earlier this month.
On Feb. 11, emergency crews were called to an apartment complex on St. David Street just before 9:30 a.m.
Two adults were taken to hospital, one with minor injuries, the other with serious injuries.
On Friday, OPP announced a 27-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with attempted murder, arson with disregard for human life and three counts of possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order.
The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.