Duo arrested following shooting in Akwesasne

Duo arrested following shooting in Akwesasne

CORNWALL, Ontario – The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is investigating a shooting incident in the village of Kana:takon.

At approximately 5:15 p.m. Dec. 28 the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service received an emergency call of shots being fired at a motor vehicle.

During the investigation the police service closed off sections of First Street and Park Street to the public for approximately two hours due to public safety concerns.   

Tacala Drew Buckshot, 29, and Jessie William Stacey, 31, were both taken into custody.

Buckshot and Stacey appeared before the Valleyfield Provincial Court and were remanded into custody on the charge of discharging a firearm with intent.

The duo will be appearing in Remand Court Tuesday in Valleyfield Provincial Court.   

No one was injured as a result of the shots being fired. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident or any criminal activity can call the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service directly at 613-575-2340. 

Kana:takon is located in St. Regis, Que.

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