A 15-year-old boy is facing 11 charges in connection with a shooting in Oshawa on Saturday that left a victim with serious injuries.
Durham police announced the charges in a news release issued Monday, saying officers were called to the area of Wentworth Street West and Cedar Street for reports of an armed person at approximately 6:45 p.m. that evening.
When officers arrived on scene, they found a 26-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. He was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said an arrest was made at the scene without incident, but few other details were released at the time.
A male is in custody following a shooting that occurred in Oshawa on Saturday evening.
— Durham Regional Police (@DRPS) January 29, 2024
Investigators now say the suspect, who is 15 years old, is from Oshawa and is facing 11 charges in connection with the incident, including discharge firearm with intent, aggravated assault, pointing a firearm, and two counts of fail to comply with undertaking.