WINNIPEG — A 15-year-old boy has been killed after being shot at a home in the Jefferson neighbourhood over the weekend.
Police say the victim was with a group of other teenagers socializing at a residence on Saturday night when the shooting occurred. According to police, one of the teens pointed a loaded sawed-off shotgun at three of the youths, fatally striking one of them when the gun fired in his direction.
Police recovered the firearm as part of their investigation.
A 16-year-old Winnipeg boy was arrested on Tuesday and has been charged with manslaughter.
He is also facing several firearms-related charges.
The teen remains in custody.