Toronto teen charged with attempted murder in Mississauga shooting

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A Toronto teenager was arrested for attempted murder in a shooting that occurred over a year ago in Mississauga.

On April 15, 2019 just before 11:00 p.m., Peel police responded to a call for shots fired in the area of Duke of York Blvd and Webb Dr. Police said the shots fired were the result of an exchange between two rival groups.

“Uniform officers arrived on the scene and located evidence of gunfire. An adult male victim was taken to a Toronto hospital where he received treatment for his wounds and has since recovered from his injuries,” said police.

“The ongoing efforts of the investigative team have led to the identification of one of the individuals responsible for the shooting.”

On Tuesday (June 9) investigators arrested a 17-year-old, who was charged with the following firearms-related offences:

  1. Attempt Murder with a Firearm
  2. Discharge Firearm with Intent to Endanger Life
  3. Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm 
  4. Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition 
  5. Possession of a weapon contrary to an order x 2

The teen was held for a bail hearing and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Wednesday.

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