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15-year-old in serious condition after shooting in Walpole Island First Nation

A 15-year-old is in serious condition after a shooting on Walpole Island First Nation, according to Ontario Provincial Police. 

A 16-year-old has been arrested and charged following the incident

Lambton OPP and Walpole Island First Nation police continue to investigate the situation. (Paula Duhatschek/CBC)

A 15-year-old is in serious condition after a shooting in Walpole Island First Nation, according to Ontario Provincial Police. 

Police say they have arrested and charged a 16-year-old of Walpole Island First Nation in relation to the shooting, which took place on Monday around 2:45 p.m.

The victim was transported to hospital following the incident. 

An investigation by police determined that a firearm was discharged inside a home on Snye Subdivision Road of Walpole Island. 

The teen is charged with criminal negligence causing bodily harm, careless use of a firearm, possession of a prohibited firearm, unauthorized possession of a prohibited firearm and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, according to police. 

The Walpole Island First Nation Police Service and the Lambton OPP are still investigating. 

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