Attempted murder charge laid after woman found shot

A man is in custody after a woman was found shot early Saturday morning. File / Global News

A 40-year-old man from Lockport is in custody facing a slew of charges after a woman was found shot early Saturday morning.

General patrol officers came across the woman inside a truck near Andrews Street and Aberdeen Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday.

While additional officers were arriving, police say a man approached the scene, tossed something in between two parked vehicles, and raised his hands in the air.

The man was taken into custody. Officers later found a firearm near the vehicles.

The woman was brought to hospital in critical condition and was later upgraded to stable.

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Investigators believe the male suspect, who owned the truck, may have been involved in a dispute with the victim and another person just before the shooting.

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Donald Michael Kargus faces a long list of charges including attempt to commit murder, and various firearms offenses.

The investigation continues.

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