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.

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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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