On April 8, 2021, at approximately 9:15 p.m., police were dispatched to the skate park on the 5500 block of Rochdale Boulevard. Information received was that a male youth was shot with a pellet gun and that the suspects had left the scene. Investigation led to a 17 year-old male, who was arrested and charged. The weapon used in the incident was also found. The victim in this incident sustained minor injury.
A 17 year-old male, who will not be named in keeping with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is charged with:
- Assault with a Weapon [CC 267(A)]; and
- Use of Imitation Firearm During Commission of Offence [CC 85(2)(A)].
The youth was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to make his first appearance on these charges in Provincial Youth Court, on August 16, 2021.