04/18/2013 05:14 EDT | Updated 06/18/2013 05:12 EDT

Teen charged in Mississauga shooting

Peel Regional police have arrested a young offender and charged him with attempted murder in connection with a shooting on Tuesday afternoon in Mississauga.

A 19-year-old male was shot several times on Darcel Avenue, near Goreway Drive and Derry Road East.

The victim was taken to hospital in critical condition.

He is now reported to be in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery.

The 16-year-old young offender was arrested on Wednesday and has been charged with attempted murder, along with a number of firearms-related charges.