A 12-year-old boy who shot his 16-year-old brother dead in Dorval in January 2013 has been sentenced to two years' probation.
There are strict conditions for the now 14-year-old, including not being allowed to access a computer or internet except for when required for academic assignments.
As well, he'll have a 7pm to 7am curfew, won`t be allowed to have a cell phone and will be required to attend therapy sessions, among other things.
The crown had hoped for 18 months of open custody, followed by an equal amount time for probation.
"The objective and the goal always is rehabilitation of a youth. It's mainly to assure protection of the public in the long term", Crown prosecutor Marie-Claude Bourassa told reporters.
"Will this decision assure that, I don't think this decision or any decision that could be given today can assure that. The youth is still of young age, he just turned 14, so only time will tell", added Bourassa.
The victim was killed with his grandfather's gun.
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