16-year-old boy charged with 1st-degree murder in Ottawa shooting – Ottawa | Pro IQRA News

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OTTAWA – A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in a shooting that took place in Ottawa early this year.

Police say the charge is related to the death on February 21 of 20-year-old Sahur Yare.

Investigators say Yare was unresponsive when she was taken to hospital that evening and died from her injuries shortly afterwards.

Police have since said they believe she was killed in the area of ​​Johnson Road and Pennard Way.

A warrant for the teenage suspect was issued in March, with police warning that he should be considered armed and dangerous.

The teenager, who cannot be identified due to his age, appeared in court on Friday and is in custody.

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