Two Algonquin communities gripped by grief following fatal shooting

Shooting leaves one youth dead, another in custody

Annette Francis
APTN National News

An early morning shooting in a community one and a half hours north of Ottawa has left one Algonquin youth dead, and another charged with his murder.

18 year old Bret Jerome from Rapid Lake was found outside a home in the nearby Manikwaki June 5. He was later pronounced dead in hospital, police say.

Amik Mitchell, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder. Mitchell is from Kitigan Zibi.

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