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Canadian News Feb 19, 2021 9:47 AM EST

17-year-old boy charged after allegedly shooting 14-year-old girl in the head

Charges have been laid against a 17-year-old in connection with a shooting that left a 14-year-old girl in critical condition.

17-year-old boy charged after allegedly shooting 14-year-old girl in the head
Roberto Wakerell-Cruz Montreal, QC

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Charges have been laid against a 17-year-old in connection with a shooting that left a 14-year-old girl in critical condition.

Police say the minor, whose name has not been made public, was inside an apartment unit with several others. The 14-year-old girl was struck in the head after a handgun was discharged.

The girl is expected to survive, though she is expected to have life-altering injuries. She is still in hospital.

Police believe the shooting may have been accidental, and say the arrest went without incident.

The 17-year-old boy, who is not being named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is now facing a charges including: unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm knowing it is unauthorized, possession of a prohibited/restricted firearm with ammunition, careless storage of a firearm, discharging firearm being reckless as to the life or safety of another person, aggravated assault, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, and two counts of failing to comply with a release order.

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