Codiac Regional RCMP responded to a report of a shot fired inside a residence on Sands Drive on February 5th at approximately 9:20 p.m.
On arrival police located a 16-year-old youth inside of the residence who was suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to hospital where he died of his injuries.
At approximately 10:30 p.m., police arrested a 15-year-old youth in connection with the investigation, and he was taken into police custody.
On February 6, the 15-year-old youth appeared in Moncton Provincial Court and was charged with manslaughter. He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on February 7, 2024.
Anyone who has information that may help further the investigation is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 1-888-506-RCMP (7267). Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.