January 17th, 2021

Teen facing weapons charges


By Lethbridge Herald on December 2, 2020.

Lethbridge Police have charged a 15-year-old male with weapons offences following an altercation early Sunday.
Lethbridge Police Service said in a release the incident began just before 2:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Father Leonard Van Tighem School, 25 Stoney Crescent W. The accused, who cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, pulled out what is believed to be a BB handgun and fired several times towards a parked vehicle.
A 17-year-old male was struck several times, but did not appear to suffer serious injuries. Windows in the vehicle were also broken. The accused left the scene and was arrested later at his home.
The teen has been charged with four counts of assault with a weapon, as well as one court of mischief, and was released to appear in youth court Feb. 10, 2021.

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