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Man wanted in connection with ‘targeted’ Kitchener shooting arrested in Thunder Bay

According to a release, Thunder Bay police officers arrested Michael Allard in their city on Jan. 14. Getty Images

Waterloo regional police say a Windsor, Ont., man wanted in connection with a “targeted” shooting in Kitchener in September has been arrested.

On Sept. 22, 2022, officers were called to Kinzie Avenue and Weber Street in the Centreville area about a shooting at around 6:45 a.m., according to police.

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They said officers found a 65-year-old man from Kitchener suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to an out-of-region hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

At the end of December, police announced that an Ontario-wide warrant had been issued for Michael Allard.

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According to a release, Thunder Bay police officers arrested Allard in their city on Jan. 14.

The 39-year-old is facing numerous charges, including aggravated assault, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm with ammunition, carrying a concealed weapon, knowledge of unauthorized possession of a weapon, failure to comply with a release order and possession of a firearm while prohibited.

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