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Second teenager charged in Tim Hortons shooting: Hamilton police

Police say the side of a coffee shop in Central Hamilton was hit by bullets on Sept. 23. Don Mitchell / Global News

A Hamilton teenager has been hit with a dozen charges after shots were fired in a Tim Hortons parking lot.

It’s the second arrest involving the shooting on Sept. 23 outside the Tim Hortons on Cannon Street East and Sanford Avenue North.

Police say they spotted the suspect getting into a vehicle on Friday evening and when officers stopped the vehicle the suspect fled on foot but was quickly arrested.

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Police say he was found carrying a loaded semi-automatic handgun and some drugs.

The 17-year-old boy of no fixed address has been charged in relation to the shooting along with a series of firearm and drug-related offences.

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Police say an 18-year-old man, who was arrested last month and has since been released, is accused of discharging bear spray and has been charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and administering a noxious substance.

Investigators say he is not co-operating with police and is expected in court on Oct. 29.

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