Assault suspect in custody


One man is behind bars and 3 others were injured in a violent assault. Medicine Hat were called out early yesterday morning for the assaults on 3rd Street SE that saw three victims taken to hospital with one of those being later flown to Calgary. Police then issued an arrest warrant for Jacob Shevchenko in connection with the assaults. Just before 9:30 yesterday morning police spotted the 26 year old Shevchenko in a stolen vehicle near the college. Following a short pursuit, he pulled the vehicle over and surrendered to police. The Major Crimes Section is continuing to look into the assaults and say that until their investigation is complete they won’t be releasing any further information