Two teens charged with attempted murder after shooting at Toronto high school

Canada Global (Web News) According to police, two 17-year-old males have been charged after another youngster was hurt in a gunshot at a high school in Toronto.

Just after noon on Thursday, Toronto police were called to the Weston Collegiate Institute at Pine Street and MacDonald Avenue due to reports of a shooting.

Police Inspector Norm Proctor told reporters on Friday that two suspects were observed operating a grey Hyundai Elantra.

Prosecutors allege that the driver opened fire on the victim “several times” from the car while it was parked.

The victim, a 15-year-old pupil at the school, was shot in the torso, claims Proctor.

Victim was brought to a hospital, where, according to Proctor, he is still “critically stable.”

Police later discovered the suspect car in Peel Region, according to Proctor.

Prior to the shooting on Thursday, officers discovered the car had been reported stolen in a carjacking in the area.

According to Proctor, the individuals and an address were identified by the police with assistance from the Peel Regional Police.

On Friday morning, a search warrant was carried out at the address in Peel Region, according to Proctor.

Two 17-year-old males have reportedly been detained, according to Proctor.

A loaded 9-mm gun was also found during the search, according to Proctor.

Each of the teenagers is accused with a number of offences, including attempted murder, intentionally discharging a firearm, and possession of property obtained via criminal activity worth more than $5,000.

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