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Teen charged after 86-year-old man shot in Woolwich

A Waterloo Regional Police Cruiser. Ahmad Fareed Khan / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say a teen was arrested after an 86-year-old man was shot in Woolwich over the weekend.

According to a release, officers were sent to a home near Township Road 50 and Letson Drive in the West Montrose area of the township on Friday at around 4:30 p.m.

Police say the officers found an 86-year-old man who had been shot.

He was taken to an area hospital by paramedics for treatment of serious injuries.

Police learned that a teen had fired a gun at the home where the victim had been shot.

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They charged the teen with criminal negligence causing bodily harm, careless use of a firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

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