Lindsay man charged in connection to June shooting incident in Bobcaygeon

Arrested in Elliott Lake, 25-year-old Dakota Fredericks faces multiple weapons charges

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Police have arrested a 25-year-old Lindsay man in Elliott Lake in connection to a June shooting incident in Bobcaygeon.

On June 12 just after 9:30 p.m., officers with Kawartha Lakes OPP responded to a report of gunshots being fired in the area of Front Street in Bobcaygeon.

Police say a sport-style motorcycle approached a Ford F-150 pickup truck and fired multiple shots. Both vehicles sped away from the area, with a second round of gunfire happening in the vicinity of Anne Street and East Street. No injuries were reported.

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Last Friday (October 22) shortly before 10 p.m., officers with East Algoma OPP located and arrested Dakota Fredericks, 25, of Lindsay at an apartment on Hillside Drive North in Elliot Lake.

Fredericks, who was transported back to Kawartha Lakes, has been charged with two counts of discharge a firearm with intent, possession a firearm contrary to prohibition order, use of a firearm while committing an offence, two counts of pointing a firearm, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm.

The accused man remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay at a later date.

Police are asking anyone with information in relation to this investigation to call the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP’s non-emergency line at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by visiting www.khcrimestoppers.com to submit an anonymous tip.