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Charges laid after weapons call in Georgina

Two people face charges after a dispute in Georgina over the weekend allegedly resulted in a victim being shot in the leg.

At approximately 10:20 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 11), York Regional Police officers responded to a weapons call in the area of Riverglen Drive and Oakmeadow Boulevard. Police say they received information that two males were involved in a dispute that escalated to the victim being shot in the leg.

The 19-year-old male victim was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police, noting the two suspects are known to the victim.

Kenny Francoeur, 25, of Georgina is charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, two counts of possession of a weapon, point firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

A 15-year-old from Georgina is charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact YRP at 1-866-876-5423 extension 7341, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com

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