Teen charged in Whitby highrise shooting
A Durham Regional Police cruiser is shown in this file photo.
Joshua Freeman, CP24.com
Published Sunday, June 17, 2018 10:58PM EDT
A 17-year-old boy has been charged in connection with a shooting at a Whitby highrise that sent a 24-year-old man to hospital.
The shooting happened at around 5:30 p.m. on June 15.
Durham Regional Police said they responded to reports of shots being fired inside an apartment building on White Oaks Court.
A 24-year-old man from Pickering was found suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene. He was airlifted to a trauma centre in Toronto, where he remains in stable condition.
In a news release Sunday night, Durham police said they arrested a suspect in connection with the case on June 16.
A 17-year-old from Pickering is now facing a dozen charges, including aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.
He cannot be named under the terms of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.