A 14-year-old girl from Gatineau, Que., is one of three teens facing charges after a stabbing and shooting in the ByWard Market on Saturday morning.

Ottawa police and paramedics were called to Dalhousie Street near Rideau Street just before 3 a.m. Saturday.

Paramedics found a 28-year-old man who had been stabbed in the abdomen and a 24-year-old man who had been shot. Both were taken to hospital in serious condition.

A 21-year-old man who told paramedics he had been grazed by a bullet was treated at the scene and released.

On Monday, police announced they had laid charges against three teens:

  • An 18-year-old Ottawa man was charged with a drug-related offence.
  • A 14-year-old Gatineau girl was charged with careless use of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of an unauthorized firearm, possession of a loaded firearm, possession of a firearm obtained by crime and being an accessory after the fact. They were both released from custody on a promise to appear in court at a later date.
  • A 17-year-old Ottawa boy was charged with careless use of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of an unauthorized firearm, possession of a loaded firearm, possession of a firearm obtained by crime, two counts of breaching recognizance and being an accessory after the fact. He remained in custody Monday.

Two other people who had been arrested by police were released without charge.