Windsor police have charged a 50-year-old man with attempted murder for allegedly shooting his roommate.

Officers responded to a complaint of a man knocking loudly at a residence in the 1000 block of Albert Road around 2:30 a.m. on Monday, June 27.

When officers arrived, they discovered that the man was suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for serious non-life-threatening injuries.

Through investigation, officers say they discovered that the man had been shot at his Albert Road residence by his roommate, Ronald Travis. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Travis.

On Friday, July 1, officers working at the Canada Day parade saw Travis and a female suspect wanted in connection with the incident. Both were arrested in the 400 block of Glengarry Avenue without incident.

Travis, from Windsor, is charged with:

  • Attempt Murder
  • Possess Firearm while Prohibited x6
  • Breach Probation

Joellyn Handsor, 45, of Windsor, is charged with obstructing justice.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Major Crime Branch at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at