A 15 year old female victim has been hospitalized and is in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the face after a domestic related incident is believed to have occurred at a residence located at 169 Huron Street last night.
Shortly after 1am Police were notified of a person attending hospital for gunshot injury. An investigation commenced into how that injury was attained which led Police to this address. Investigators are on scene and expect to remain there throughout the day, possibly until tomorrow.
A 21 year old male is in custody in relation to this matter after being arrested without incident away from the scene a short time after it occurred and is charged with the following offences, attempted murder, sexual assault, sexual interference, as well as several firearms related offences. The accused will attend Sault Ste. Marie bail court today.
No further information will be released at this time