LEEDS – Member of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police continues an investigation after a citizen was narrowly missed by a stray bullet.
On the 20th of February 2017 at about 2:45 P.M. O.P.P. were called to a residence off of the 1000 Islands Parkway in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Parkway. A Leeds resident reported a stray bullet had entered his residence through a kitchen window, narrowly missing him. After an investigation officers located and charged three males who had been target shooting on Weston Island.
A 26 year old and a 31 year old male from Pickering and a 26 year old Toronto man each face charges of Careless Use of a Firearm. They are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Division in Brockville on 17 March 2017 to answer to their charges.
Anyone with information on the above occurrence is asked to call Leeds County O.P.P. Communication Centre at 1-888-310-1122, the Brockville Detachment at 613-345-1790 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward.