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Police charge 18-year-old with attempted murder in shooting outside Toronto school

A Toronto Police Service cruiser.
A Toronto Police Service cruiser. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

TORONTO – A Toronto teen is facing numerous charges, including four counts of attempted murder, after an alleged shooting outside a school in the city’s Jane and Finch area.

The 18-year-old was arrested on Sunday and has also been charged with possessing a loaded firearm, carrying a concealed weapon and aggravated assault.

Police say he was due to appear in court on Tuesday.

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The alleged shooting happened last Thursday afternoon near the corner of Grandravine Drive and Jane Street.

Police say the suspect fired several shots into a parked vehicle, hitting a 16-year-old girl in the leg.

She was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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