Jerome Wood has been arrested. The RCMP thanks the public and the media for their assistance.
On April 4, 2022, at approximately 9:25 pm, Nelson House RCMP received a report of a man who had been severely assaulted in the community. Officers attended the location and found the male to be suffering from serious injuries. He was transported to the Nursing Station.
While at the Nursing Station, officers became aware of a second victim who had been assaulted.
Investigation has determined that a 29-year-old male was working in the yard of his residence when he was approached and assaulted with what is believed to be a machete.
A 23-year-old male was outside a local business when he was approached and assaulted.
The suspect in both assaults is Jerome Wood, 23, from Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. There are warrants for his arrest in relation to both of these incidents. He is facing charges of Aggravated Assault and Assault Causing Bodily Harm. Wood is described as 5'9" tall, 132 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
If you have information, please call Nelson House RCMP at 204-484-2837, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.