​Police charge 17-year-old in Canada after 4 shot dead

January 23, 2016 9:49 PM

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​Police charge 17-year-old in Canada after 4 shot dead

TORONTO -- Police say a 17-year-old has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder and seven counts of attempted murder in a mass shooting at a school and home in western Canada.

Police said Saturday the male suspect can't be named under Canada's Youth Criminal Justice Act. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Supt. Grant St. Germaine says nine people were shot in the school, two fatally. He says seven people wounded in Friday's shooting at the school are hospitalized.

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