Police arrest suspect after shooting in Peterborough

Police arrest suspect after shooting in Peterborough

Police have arrested a suspect after a shooting in Peterborough left a man in serious condition Friday evening.

Peterborough police tweeted that 35-year-old Julien Graham is in custody. He was charged with weapons offences and aggravated assault.

In a statement, police thanked the public for their help in making an arrest.

The victim is now listed in stable condition, police said. He was brought to a local hospital Friday evening, before being transported to Toronto's Sunnybrook hospital by ambulance.

Joshua McNamara, public relations officer at Ornge, said the victim was in his 30s and was initially in critical condition after the shooting.

The incident happened at around 6 p.m.in the area of Water Street, north of McDonnel Street, police said.

The attack was not random and there is no known risk to the public, according to police.

Anybody with information is requested to contact Peterborough Police Service's Major Crime Unit or Crime Stoppers.