Charges after senior hit in face in pellet gun shooting
CTV London Published Thursday, December 5, 2013 12:53PM EST
(Scott Miller / CTV London)
Lambton OPP say a 20-year-old was arrested and charged Wednesday after a pellet gun shooting incident in Forest earlier this week.
Investigators say around 3 p.m. Monday a 70-year-old Lambton woman was struck in the face by a pellet. She was treated at the scene by Lambton EMS for a minor injury.
Police allege Cory Taylor of Forest, had been shooting a .177 calibre pellet pistol on Main Street from the upper floor of a building, when the woman was struck.
Taylor has been charged with:
- careless use of firearm, weapon, ammunition
- assault with a weapon
- discharge a firearm into a place in reckless manner
- use firearm while committing offence
- possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
- pointing a firearm
He is scheduled to appear in a Sarnia court on February 3 to face the charges.