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Teen accused of firing shots at North Battleford, Sask. home

A teen is facing eight charges after shots were fired at a home in North Battleford, Sask.
A teen is facing eight charges after shots were fired at a home in North Battleford, Sask. North Battleford and Area Victims of Crime / Facebook

A teen has been accused of shooting at a house in North Battleford, Sask., after a break and enter at home in a neighbouring community.

Battlefords RCMP were initially called to a break and enter at a home in Battleford on Nov. 22.

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Police said numerous guns and ammunition were stolen.

The suspects in the break-in were scared off by the homeowner.

While officers were investigating, they received a report of shots being fired in North Battleford.

Numerous bullet holes were found at a house on Ross Crescent.

No one inside the home was injured.

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Police said the shooting is not believed to be a random incident.

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A 16-year-old North Battleford boy was arrested during the investigation.

He is charged with break and enter, possession of a weapon obtained by crime, using a firearm while committing an offence, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, pointing a firearm, discharging a firearm, mischief, and failing to comply with a court order.

He cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Police said they continue to investigation and that more arrests and charges are pending.