1 man shot, 4 charged in St. Stephen-area home invasion
Alleged assailant shot in the leg and the homeowner was also injured in the home invasion
A home invasion in southwestern New Brunswick ended up with one person shot and four people facing charges.
The St. Stephen RCMP were called to a house in Honeydale after the homeowner was assaulted.
The police say the alleged assailant was shot in the leg and a vehicle was also shot in the incident.
The alleged assailant and the homeowner were both taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the police.
Both individuals were later released from the hospital. Honeydale is roughly 20 kilometres north of St. Stephen.
The police investigation is ongoing, but four people are already facing charges stemming from the incident.
A 68-year-old man was been charged with discharging a firearm with intent and discharging a firearm in a reckless manner. He will be back in court on Feb. 3.
A 17-year-old boy was charged with robbery and assault with a weapon. He will be back in court on Dec. 23 for a bail hearing.
A 19-year-old man has been charged with robbery and breaching a probation order. He will appear in court on Feb. 3.
As well, a 19-year-old woman was arrested for robbery on Dec. 22, in connection to the home invasion incident. The police released her on a promise to appear in court on Feb. 3.