Wounded teen arrested in connection to recent Kitchener shooting: police
One of the youths injured in a recent shooting in Kitchener is believed to have been the shooter, Waterloo Regional Police say.
Officials answered calls about a shooting on Huber Street in Kitchener at around 9:30 p.m. on November 13
Officers arrived and found a 17-year-old Kitchener boy with a gunshot wound that sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries. He was taken to an outside hospital for treatment.
The police describe the shooting as targeted.
Police were called shortly afterwards after a 16-year-old Kitchener boy visited a local hospital for treatment for a gunshot wound.
Police arrested the teenager Thursday morning and charged him with attempted murder, parole violation, and several weapon-related crimes.
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A police spokesman told Global News they are still investigating whether the suspect’s gunshot wounds were self-inflicted or whether another gunman was involved.
“It’s an ongoing investigation,” Const. Andre Johnson said in an email.
“Investigators are working to determine the exact circumstances of the incident.”
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