Teen facing charges after 19 year old female shot in Oshawa

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Published April 15, 2022 at 11:16 am

An Oshawa teen is facing multiple charges following a shooting that took place earlier this week on Wednesday, Apr. 13.

At approximately 11:44 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to an armed person call in the area of Normandy Street and Dean Avenue in Oshawa, where they located a 19 year old female suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre where she was treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

She remains in hospital in stable condition.

“The suspect involved fled the residence but was located and arrested a short distance away by police,” Durham police said.

The 17 year old male suspect is charged with:

  • Attempt Murder
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Discharge Firearm with intent to Wound
  • Unlicensed Person Possess Prohibited/Restricted Weapon
  • Possess Weapon for Committing Offence
  • Use Firearm During Commission of an Offence
  • Careless Use/Handle/Store Firearm
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Possess Loaded Restricted or Prohibited Firearm

The suspect, whose identity is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was held for a bail hearing.

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