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Media Release

Release Date: December 4th, 2017 - 4:40pm

Originator: Sergeant Dana Nicholas, Media Relations, 905-825-4899

Contact: Sergeant Dana Nicholas, Media Relations, 905-825-4899

Location: Oakville

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**Update** Victim Identified in Oakville Shooting



Further to the original release, Halton Regional Police Service Homicide Detectives have confirmed the identity of the victim as Dean Costanza (46) of Oakville. Mr. Costanza was known to police and it is believed this was a targeted shooting.

On behalf of the victim's family, the Halton Regional Police Service is requesting the family be afforded privacy and discretion during this very difficult time.

No suspect information is being released at this time.

Detectives are interested in speaking to anyone who was in the area of North Park Blvd and Sawmill Road on December 3, 2017 between 11:00am and 7:30pm.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776 or Crime Stoppers "See something, Hear something, Say something" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca or by texting "Tip 201" with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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Halton Regional Police Investigate Shooting in Oakville

On Sunday, December 3, 2017, shortly after 7:00pm police responded to a 911 call reporting possible gun shots in area of North Park Blvd and Sawmill Road, in Oakville.  Upon arrival, emergency services located a lone deceased male in a vehicle.

The male victim has not been identified at this time.

Police are asking anyone in the area of North Park Blvd and Sawmill Road, who have CCTV cameras and may have information to provide to investigators, to please contact the Homicide Tip Line.

The Homicide Bureau has taken carriage of the investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Halton Regional Police Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776 or Crime Stoppers "See something, Hear something, Say something" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca or by texting "Tip 201" with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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