On Tuesday October 8, 2019 at approximately 3:25 p.m. members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an injured person who had received a gunshot wound in a hunting related incident on Siberia Road, in the Township of Madawaska Valley.
The 40-year-old victim from Madawaska Valley Township was taken to hospital and remains in serious condition. The OPP’s Renfrew County Crime Unit have taken over the investigation, and are being assisted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
As a result of this investigation, the Renfrew County Crime Unit have arrested and charged 35-year-old Shawn RUSSELL of Madawaska Valley Township with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Careless Use of a Firearm
- Possession of Firearm and Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order
The accused was released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of Wednesday November 13, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. Ontario court of Justice, Killaloe.
Anyone with information surrounding this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers or the Killaloe OPP detachment.
In the event you are reporting an occurrence that does not require immediate police assistance please call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to speak to someone at the Killaloe Detachment contact 613-757-2600.
Yarmel,C. OPP Killaloe (2019,Oct.10) Killaloe OPP Investigate Hunting Incident [media release]