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Charges laid after teen shot in Norway House

RCMP Norway House detachment.
RCMP Norway House detachment. RCMP

A teen is facing charges after a 13-year-old boy was shot in Norway House Wednesday.

Norway House RCMP were called to the reports of a shooting on Kistapinan Drive around 5 a.m.

The teenage victim was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries and later flown to Winnipeg for further treatment.

He remains in hospital in stable condition.

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Police say they’ve identified five youth suspects.

Three of the suspects have been located and arrested, although two, a 13-year-old and 14-year-old girl, were later released without charge.

A 15-year-old male ischarged with aggravated assault, discharging a firearm with intent, pointing a firearm, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

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RCMP continue to investigate and anyone with information is asked call investigators at 204-359-6715 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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