Ottawa man arrested after shooting in Niagara Falls


An Ottawa man has been arrested after a shooting with a replica gun in Niagara Falls early Wednesday morning.

It happened shortly after 1 a.m. in the area of Clifton Hill and Victoria Avenue following a fight between two groups.

Police say that's when a replica gun was drawn and a man was struck by pellets.

The victim was treated by paramedics from Niagara Emergency Medical Services and transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

18 year old Mohomad Zieneddine of Ottawa was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon, assault with a weapon, and possession of a weapon.

23 year old Mohammad Mejri of Ottawa was arrested and charged with assault.

The investigation remains ongoing by 2 District detectives.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police at 905-688-4111, extension #2200.