Identity of shooting victim released

Fort Frances OPP have identified the victim of a shooting incident that happened Monday night at a Devlin residence.
Jeffrey Louis Shoemaker, 14, of Devlin was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived by ambulance at La Verendrye hospital here suffering from a gunshot wound.
A post-mortem was scheduled for this morning in Kenora.
Meanwhile, police would not reveal any further details on the shooting yesterday except to say no charges have been laid yet in connection with the incident.
The incident occurred shortly before police and ambulance responded to a 911 call from a Devlin resident at 9:36 p.m. on Monday that a youth had been shot.
The Fort Frances OPP Criminal Investigation Unit and the OPP’s Criminal Investigation Branch out of Kenora are assisting in the investigation.

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