Two teenagers arrested after Northcote schoolboy shot in face

They will appear in the youth court on Saturday.
They will appear in the youth court on Saturday. Photo credit: Newshub

Two teenagers have been charged over a shooting which left a 16-year-old blind in one eye.

An 18-year-old and 16-year-old have been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and the commission of an offence using a firearm.

Both will appear in the North Shore Youth Court on Saturday.

Emergency services rushed to Northcote's Cadness Reserve last Friday after reports of gunshots. The 16-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police say his injuries will be "lasting". 

The sister of the boy says he will likely never drive or walk again due to the severity of the wounds.

In a Givealittle page, Maria Rota said her brother has suffered injuries which will change his life, and cause a lot of challenges.

"My brother's the most humble, kind-hearted and selfless person I know," she said.

"He's a good kid with a bright future ahead of him. He still goes to school, has his driver's licence and has a job but due to his injuries he'll most likely never drive or work again, so we'd appreciate any help that we can get."

Police said on Friday they know a number of people witnessed the incident and have not come forward.