Police make arrest in connection to Simcoe shooting
OPP on scene in Simcoe, Ont. (Tyler Kelaher/CTV Kitchener) (June 18, 2022)
A 29-year-old North York man has been arrested in Thunder Bay in connection to a shooting earlier this month in Simcoe.
The June 18 incident saw a woman taken to hospital with a gunshot wound. At the time OPP said they believed the incident was targeted. https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/shooting-in-simcoe-ont-under-investigation-1.5953071
On Monday, OPP announced a suspect has been taken into custody in Thunder Bay.
The 29-year-old North York man is now charged with:
- Aggravated assault,
- Careless use of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition,
- Point a firearm,
- Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose,
- Carrying concealed weapon,
- Unauthorized possession of weapon,
- Possession of loaded, prohibited, or restricted firearm, and
- Discharge firearm with intent.
The man is being held in custody in Thunder Bay and is scheduled to appear in court in Simcoe at a later date, police said.