JOHN ROBBINS/Bullet News
NIAGARA – Toronto Police have arrested a man wanted on a Canadawide warrant in connection with a shooting in Niagara Falls last summer.
The arrest was made Tuesday.
The incident happened on July 30, 2012.
Around 1:29 p.m. that day, Niagara Regional Police responded to reports of a male having been shot.
Investigation revealed that an altercation between two groups of males had taken place at the intersection of Simcoe Street and St. Lawrence Avenue.
The fight escalated and an 18-year-old man was shot in the chest.
The victim was taken to Greater Niagara General hospital then later transfered to Hamilton General Hospital. The man’s injuries were not life threatening.
Following an investigation, a Canadawide warrant was issued for the arrest of 23-year-old Jordan Knott.
On Tuesday, 8 p.m. members of the Toronto Police Service from the Neighbourhood Safety Unit and Community Response Unit executed a drug search warrant at 235 Gosford Blvd, Unit 201, in Toronto.
Among those discovered in the residence was Knott.
Knott was arrested on several drug-related charges.
Further investigation revealed the outstanding warrant for the Niagara Falls shooting.
Niagara Regional Police were notified of the arrest.
Knott was held in custody pending a bail hearing in a Toronto court Wednesday.
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