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Youth charged, 86-year-old seriously hurt after shooting near West Montrose: WRPS

A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser in this undated photo. (CTV News Kitchener) A Waterloo Regional Police cruiser in this undated photo. (CTV News Kitchener)

A youth is facing criminal charges after an 86-year-old man was seriously injured in a reported shooting incident near West Montrose.

Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) were called to a home in the area of Letson Drive and Township Road 50 around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Police say a youth discharged a firearm toward a home and the man was struck.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The youth has been charged with criminal negligence causing bodily harm, careless use of a firearm, and unauthorized possession of a firearm. Top Stories

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