15-year-old in Mississauga charged after fellow teen shot by BB gun
Published January 12, 2023 at 5:26 pm
A 15-year-old faces a half-dozen charges in relation to a shooting last week in Missisauga, where another teenager was hit by projectiles from a BB gun.
The Peel Regional Police say officers responded to a call for a victim in the Webb Dr.-Duke of York Blvd. area around 9 p.m. on Jan. 4 (one week ago Wednesday). They found a victim who was suffering from non-life-threatening injuries that required treatment at a local hospital.
Yesterday (Jan. 11), another Mississauga, was arrested. They cannot be named under a provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, whose provisions also entail protecting the identify of the young person who was attacked.
The youth who was arrested faces the following charges:
- Assault causing bodily harm
- Assault with a weapon
- Carrying concealed weapon
- Discharging an air gun or a pistol with intent to Wwund
- Possesion of an imitation firearm — used while committing offence
- Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition for a dangerous purpose
Anyone with any information about this incident may contact the Peel police criminal investigation youth bureau (905-453-2121, ext. 1133).
Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-TIPS/8477, or online at peelcrimestoppers.ca).