Teen injured, charged along with 2 others in east London, Ont. shooting

A 17-year-old boy is in hospital while he and two other teens are facing a slew of charges related to a shooting that happened Tuesday night. 

Police say the incident happened inside a unit of an apartment building at around 10:30 p.m. on Allen Place, a small street just a few blocks east of Highbury Avenue. 

The teen who was shot was transported to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said. 

A firearm was seized and two teenaged girls were arrested.

London police have charged the 17-year-old victim, along with a 16 and 17-year-old girl with possessing a restricted firearm without licence and registration, using a firearm in a careless manner, possessing a loaded restricted firearm and storing a firearm in a careless manner.

The teen who was shot remains in hospital. He is also charged with possession of a weapon contrary to a prohibition order.

The teens cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

London police are asking anyone with information related to this investigation to contact them at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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