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Manhunt leads to arrest for Ohsweken man

Manhunt leads to arrest for Ohsweken man

An Ohsweken man is facing a long list of charges after a shooting and police chase on Six Nations.

SIX NATIONS — Police say a weapons call resulted in the arrest of a Six Nations man after reports of a male victim having been shot on Seneca Road.

In a statement, Six Nations Police say a suspect vehicle had fled the scene with the male victim following.

Six Nations and OPP set up roadblocks and followed the vehicle in and around the Six Nations Territory in an attempt to get the vehicle to stop.

The suspect vehicle was described as a white Chevy truck with a blue light around the rear plate area.

Police learned that the suspect had allegedly pointed a pellet gun at and
shot the victim before fleeing in the truck.

Police got the truck stopped at a residence on Townline Road and day they pursued the lone male occupant on foot.

Police say the suspect, Kenneth Lee Akey, 30, of Ohsweken was found and arrested hiding in an abandoned residence on Mohawk Road.

No one received any physical injuries as a result of the incident.

Police Arrested and charged Mr. Akey with Criminal charges of:Pointing a firearm, Possession of firearm for dangerous purpose, Careless use of a firearm, Use firearm in commission of an offence, Discharge firearm with intent, Failure to stop after accident, Flight from police, Dangerous driving and Unlawfully being in a dwelling.

Akey was held for a weekend bail hearing on Saturday January 12, 2019 to answer to the charges against him.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the
Six Nations Police at 519-445-2811 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477
(TIPS) or www.crimestoppers-brant.ca

Nahnda Garlow

Nahnda Garlow

Nahnda Garlow, Onondaga under the wing of the Beaver Clan of Six Nations, is Outreach Editor for the Two Row Times. Her popular column, Scone Dogs and Seed Beads brings weekly thoughts on current day indigenous identity. Nahnda has been a journalist with the Two Row Times since it's founding in 2013. She studied Journalism, Human Rights and Indigenous Studies at Laurier University. She is a self-proclaimed "rez girl" who also brings to the Two Row Times years of experience as a Haudenosaunee cultural interpreter, traditional dancer and beadwork aficionado. Nahnda is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists and the Native American Journalists Association.

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