Charges laid in Kitchener disturbance – KitchenerToday.com

Charges laid in Kitchener disturbance - KitchenerToday.com
Teen arrested in connection to crash, Easter weekend shooting: police
On May 15, 2019, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a disturbance between two males and a female in the area of Thaler Avenue and Kinzie Avenue in Kitchener. 

A male was transported to Grand River Hospital after being assaulted and suffered non-life threatening injuries. 

Police make arrest in Good Friday shooting in Waterloo

As a result of the investigation, police were able to locate the male suspect at a residence in the area. 

Waterloo teen arrested in connection to Subway shooting in April

A search warrant was executed and a 24-year-old male was arrested. The male was charged with Assault with a Weapon.

He is accused in a shooting on Good Friday in which 30 shots were fired at a Waterloo plaza and is alleged to have fled from police with a loaded Glock in Kitchener on Thursday.

Police have linked Thursdays bizarre crash with a brazen shooting in Waterloo over the Easter weekend.

One person was hit and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Police also said two women in the area at the time fell, were stepped on and injured by shattered glass.

On May 16, police released information about a 17-year-old male they were looking for in connection to the shooting, where more than 30 bullets were sprayed into a store in a King Street North plaza.

The Waterloo teen, who has connections to the Greater Toronto Area, was arrested in Etobicoke at 1:30 a.m. Friday in connection with the April 19 Waterloo shooting.

Then, on Thursday, police stopped a car whose driver who was allegedly using a cellphone. When police began speaking to him, he allegedly took off before crashing into a light pole at King and River.

In a release, police said the teen was arrested in Toronto on Friday at 1:30 a.m. and has been charged with discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life and aggravated assault.

Officers and a canine unit searched a nearby wooded area along the Grand River for hours, finding a loaded handgun but no suspect. Police have not confirmed whether the handgun and the suspect are connected.

Police say 30 bullets were shot at a Subway restaurant around 2 a.m. on April 19. A 26-year-old Toronto-area man was shot and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, the suspect was arrested in Etobicoke. Police say he was involved in both the shooting and the car crash.

The youth is facing more than 20 charges in these two cases, including discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life and aggravated assault.

He's been charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Friday. His name is under a publication ban under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

A 17-year-old male from Waterloo has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a plaza on April 19, police say.