One man, six youth charged with attempted murder in stabbing outside Brampton school

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say an 18-year-old man and six youth have been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing outside a school in Brampton, Ont., this week.

Peel Region police say officers and paramedics responded Monday morning and found a 17-year-old suffering from what appeared to be a stab wound.

They say the teen was taken to a trauma centre and was later deemed to be in serious but non-life-threatening condition.

Police say they've arrested an 18-year-old man from Brampton and six male youth, including one who was also charged with pointing a firearm and uttering death threats.

They also say three search warrants were executed on Brampton homes and two vehicles after the investigation, and two replica firearms were seized.

The Youth Criminal Justice Act prevents the release of the names of the youth charged in the case.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 2, 2023.


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