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17-year-old charged in Alberta shooting

A file photo of an RCMP badge. File / Global News

A 17-year-old has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that happened on Saturday south of Edmonton.

Thorsby RCMP said the teenager — who cannot be named — is facing six charges, including aggravated assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm, careless use of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and two counts of pointing a firearm.

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A person was shot at a home in Warburg, Alta. at around 11 p.m. Saturday, according to police. The victim sustained non life-threatening injuries.

Police said the accused youth has been released from custody on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 26 in Breton Provincial Court.

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RCMP are not looking for any other suspects.

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