19-year-old Quebec man arrested in connection to July 11 shooting in Peterborough

Accused man arrested in Montreal, charged with attempted murder and multiple other offences

Peterborough Police Service headquarters on Water Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Pat Trudeau)
Peterborough Police Service headquarters on Water Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Pat Trudeau)

A 19-year-old Quebec man has been arrested in connection to a shooting in Peterborough that seriously injured another man.

On July 11, Peterborough police responded to a 9-1-1 call about a shooting at a residence in the Dalhousie Street and Stewart Street area. A male victim was taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre, and then flown by helicopter to a hospital in Toronto.

On Thursday (July 28), Montreal police acting on a Canada-wide warrant arrested a 19-year-old man from Quebec who was wanted in connection to the shooting.

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The man has been charged with attempted murder, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited firearm, robbery using a firearm, possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order, possession of a weapon for a dangerous person, pointing a firearm, discharging a firearm with intent, knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm, and six counts of failing to comply with a release order.

The accused man was remanded into custody and returned to Ontario by Peterborough police.

The July 11th shooting incident followed one on July 2 on Park Street North near Sherbrooke Street that resulted in the death of 37-year-old Shawn Singh of Peterborough and the city’s second homicide of the year.