London Police Service Police Press Releases

Assault With Weapon – Kenneth Chimweta Irons

LONDON, ON (March 27, 2024) – A London man is in custody after members of the London Police Service responded to a disturbance in the city’s old south.

Early this morning at approximately 2:40 a.m., members of the London Police Service Uniformed Division responded to a disturbance in the area of Chester and High streets.

Officers arrived and learned that a suspect male had shot a male victim with an alleged firearm before pointing it at another female victim.

The suspect male was located and arrested still in the area.

A search of the man yielded a black airsoft gun.

The male victim was transported to hospital by paramedic services with minor injuries requiring medical attention.

As a result of the investigation, Kenneth Chimweta Irons, 26, of London, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Two (2) counts of pointing a firearm; and,
  • Assault with a weapon.

The accused remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in London court today in relation to the charges.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in online anonymously to London Middlesex Crime Stoppers.

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