Durham Region Police – 15-Year_old Facing 11 Charges in Relation to Oshawa Shooting

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A male is in custody following a shooting that occurred in Oshawa on Saturday evening.

On Saturday, January 27, 2024 at approximately 6:45 p.m., members of Central East Division responded to reports of an armed person in the area of Wentworth Street W and Cedar Street in Oshawa.   Officers arrived on scene and located a male suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was transported to a Toronto-area hospital with non-life threating injuries.   A 15-year-old male was arrested at the scene without incident.

A 15-year-old male from Oshawa is facing 11 charges including: Pointing a Firearm, Discharge Firearm with Intent, Aggravated Assault, and Fail to Comply with Undertaking x2.

He was held for a bail hearing.

Investigators are appealing to anyone who may have security camera footage or dash cam footage from the area of Wentworth Street W and Cedar Street in Oshawa, or anyone who may have any other information about this incident to contact police.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Dowdle of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2765.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation.  These allegations have yet to be proven in court. 

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