Youth charged following shooting incident

Windsor Police Service News Update
February 13, 2024
Case #: 24-17009
Youth charged following shooting incident 

A 17-year-old male is facing firearm-related charges following a shooting incident.  

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. this morning, officers responded to the Windsor Regional Hospital’s Met Campus after receiving information that an underaged male had arrived with a gunshot wound to his upper thigh. 

The male claimed to have been shot by a person in a passing vehicle. However, further police investigation revealed the gunshot wound appeared to be self-inflicted. 

As a result, the 17-year-old male will be charged with firearm-related offences and public mischief. His name can’t be released under a provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. 

A second individual will also be charged with public mischief. 

The firearm used during the incident remains outstanding. Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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