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Media Release

Release Date: July 6th, 2018 - 8:25pm

Originator: D/Sergeant Ron Hansen, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2315

Contact: Detective Jared McLeod, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2385

Location: Burlington and Mississauga

Attachment:


**UPDATE - Arrest Made** Police Investigating Early Morning Gunshots in Burlington



Police have continued to investigate this shooting and have recently arrested three males, seized two loaded handguns and a vehicle in Mississauga.

The investigation is ongoing and more information will follow in the coming hours.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jared McLeod of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2385.

Tips can also be submitted 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.

Original Releases:

**UPDATE** Police are continuing the investigation into this early morning shooting.

Investigators are looking to identify a dark colour SUV that was seen travelling north on Ross Street shortly after the gunshots rang out.

Anyone that witnessed this vehicle or has information and/or video surveillance in this area are encouraged to contact  Detective Jared McLeod of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2385.

Tips can also be submitted 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.

Original Release:

On July 6th 2018 shortly before 4:30 AM, police responded to the area of Ross Street near Olga Drive in Burlington after receiving reports of several gunshots.

Police have located several casings and are continuing to investigate.  No one was injured and circumstances of this shooting are still being sorted out.

Police believe this to have been a targeted act and there is no further risk to the public.

Investigators are seeking witnesses and asking area residents with surveillance cameras to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jared McLeod of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2385.

Tips can also be submitted 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.