Niagara Regional Police make 3rd arrest in connection with Fort Erie shooting

Niagara police say they have arrested the last of three accused in a Fort Erie shooting on April 14, 2021. Don Mitchell / Global News

Niagara Regional Police say they have arrested an outstanding suspected connected with a targeted shooting in Ridgeway, near Fort Erie.

A 19-year-old from Fort Erie, believed to have fired the shot that critically wounded a 23-year-old man in an April 14 shooting, is facing nine charges including discharging a firearm.

The shooting happened in the area of Ridge Road North and Hibbard Street.

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Two other teens are each also facing a pair of assault charges tied to the incident.

Police say the male arrested on Tuesday is expected in court on Wednesday.


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