OHSWEKEN — Six Nations Police say two men are arrested and facing weapons charges after a 23 year old male was shot in the leg.
Officers attended a Fourth Line residence at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning to respond to a report of a shooting and found a male victim was shot in the left leg with a large calibre hunting rifle.
Police say two male suspects in a white Chevy Silverado pickup truck approached the 23 year old victim and a 21 year old male. The passenger of the truck shot the victim and the two men fled the area in the truck. The second male at the scene was not harmed.
Police have charged Sheldon Hill, 18, of Ohsweken with attempted murder, discharging firearm with intent, careless use of a firearm, point firearm, weapons dangerous, unauthorized possession of firearm, knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm and being an occupant of a motor vehicle with a firearm.
Police have also charged Matthew Hill, 22, also from Ohsweken with accessory after the fact and being an occupant in motor vehicle with a firearm.
Both men were held in custody for a formal Bail Hearing.