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Richmond Hill man charged in St. Catharines nightclub shooting investigation

The September 2019 incident left six people injured
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Suspect images provided by Niagara Regional Police

Detectives from the 1 District St. Catharines Criminal Investigative Branch continue to investigate the shooting incident that occurred in downtown St. Catharines on September 29, 2019, that resulted in six persons being shot.

On the morning of March 27, 2020, the Niagara Regional Police Service executed an arrest warrant in Richmond Hill with the assistance of York Regional Police Emergency Response Unit.

As a result, a 27-year-old male was arrested. Detectives have reason to believe he was the male shown wearing a blue and black North Face coat that was previously released.

Twenty-seven-year-old Shamaree Wilson of the City of Richmond Hill is facing the follow alleged charges:
    •    Pointing a firearm - contrary to section 87(1) of the Criminal Code;
    •    Unauthorized possession of a firearm - contrary to section 91 of the Criminal Code.

Wilson is being held in custody pending a bail hearing on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse in the City of St. Catharines.

Detectives would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this investigation.