Arrest Made in Connection to Shooting at Milton Business

Posted On Thursday June 10, 2021

Further to the previous update, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested 26 year-old Dakari Daniel of Milton. Daniel was arrested on Friday June 11, 2021. At that time, investigators also executed a search warrant at a residence in Milton.

Daniel has since been charged with the following:

  • Discharge Firearm
  • Disguise with Intent
  • Robbery with a Firearm
  • Point Firearm
  • Discharge Firearm with Intent
  • Unauthorized Possession in a Motor Vehicle
  • Possession Contrary to Order
  • Careless Storage of Ammunition

Daniel was held in custody pending a bail hearing in Milton.

Police are also once again asking anyone who was in the area of Derry Road and Bronte Street South, in Milton, on June 10, between 6:40 pm and 7:10 pm that may have dash cam or CCTV footage to reach out to investigators.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

 Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Corporate Communications
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca

 

***UPDATE- Friday June 11, 2021***

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – 1 District Criminal Investigations Unit, with assistance from the Emergency Services Unit has arrested a male party responsible for the June 10, 2021 shooting at Pizza Nova, located at 6921 Derry Road in Milton.

On Friday, June 11, 2021 at approximately 10:30 am, the accused was arrested without incident at a Milton residence.

As a result of the investigation, the firearm believed to be used in the shooting has been recovered and seized by investigators.

The accused has been held in custody pending a bail hearing. The name of the accused and list of charges will be released once he has appeared before the courts.

The HRPS would like to thank the public for their assistance in helping bring this investigation to a swift and safe conclusion.

 

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

On Thursday, June 10, 2021 at approximately 6:55 pm the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) received multiple calls regarding a shooting that had just occurred at Pizza Nova located at 6921 Derry Road in Milton.

A lone male entered the restaurant armed with a black long gun and demanded cash from an employee working inside.  After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fired several rounds inside the restaurant.  The suspect exited the store and continued for fire several more rounds before fleeing the scene in a vehicle in an unknown direction.

No physical injuries were sustained by anyone as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • Black
  • Approximately 5’9” tall with a thin build

The suspect vehicle is described as:

  • Black Mazda 3 (4 door) bearing Ontario plate CPXT541

THE SUSPECT IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS.  IF YOU SEE THIS VEHICLE, DO NOT APPROACH AND CALL 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY. 

At this time it is believed that the suspect was alone and has fled the area.  

Police are appealing to any witnesses who may have been in the area to contact Det/Sgt Dwayne Perron of the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2415.

We are also asking that anyone who was in the area of Derry Road and Bronte Street South, in Milton, on June 10, between 6:40 pm and 7:10 pm that may have dash cam or CCTV footage to reach out to investigators.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

 

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Corporate Communications
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca