Teen, 17, facing criminal charges after central Alta. shooting
EDMONTON -- A teen accused of shooting a male in central Alberta over the weekend faces six criminal charges.
The 17-year-old boy faces one count each of aggravated assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm, careless use of a firearm, and unauthorized possession of a firearm, as well as two counts of pointing a firearm.
He cannot be named because he is a minor. He has been conditionally released and scheduled to appear in Breton Provincial Court on Aug. 26.
His injuries were described as non-life threatening.
According to Thorsby RCMP, the incident happened around 11 p.m.
Officers arrested the teen that night, and say they are not looking for any other suspects.