Waterloo regional police are investigating a shooting incident they say involved a youth being shot by another youth with a BB gun.

Officers were called to the area of Kingsway Drive and Greenfield Avenue in Kitchener, near Fairview Park Mall, around 8 p.m. Saturday night.

Police say a female youth shot a BB gun during an altercation with other youths and hit another female youth.

She was taken to an out-of-region hospital with minor injuries.

The accused youth was arrested at Fairview Park Mall. She has been charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, pointing a firearm, discharging a firearm with intent, assault with a weapon, causing bodily harm with intent with an air gun, failing to comply with an undertaking, and failing to comply with a probation order.