Lamèque RCMP responded to a report of an assault with a weapon outside of a residence in Shippagan on November 3rd.
police and paramedics located an 11-year-old Thomas Haché had been struck in the face with a kick scooter by a 15-year-old boy. Thomas was transported to hospital where he died of his injuries on November 5th.
On November 7, police arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the investigation. He is set to be released from custody, and is scheduled to appear in Bathurst Provincial Court on January 26, 2023.