Two Kenora residents are facing charges for shooting multiple ice shacks in the area. Terry Roen, 24, and Austin Holmstrom, 18, are both facing multiple charges.
The Kenora OPP say that on January 6, police received a complaint of damage to several ice shacks on Lake of the Woods. Police and the Forensic Identification Unit attended the scene and observed damage to four separate ice shacks.
Upon further investigation, police laid charges to Holmstrom and Roen, including:
- Unauthorized possession of firearm,
- Mischief under $5,000
- Careless use of a firearm,
- Omit to report destruction of firearm,
- Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm.
The Hard Water Cafe, a brand-new business that operates off of the Robertson Road landing, was also one of the shacks shot in the incident.
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Shooters target ice shacks