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Media Release

Release Date: February 1st, 2019 - 7:33pm

Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Contact: D/Sergeant, Ellie Bale, 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905 825 4777 ext. 2415

Location: Milton


UPDATE – Request for Public Assistance Following a Shooting in Milton

Just before 3:00pm on February 1, 2019, Halton Regional Police Service uniform officers, Tactical Rescue Unit and Canine Unit responded to several reports of shots being fired in the vicinity of Maple Avenue and Main Street East in Milton.

On arrival, police located one male victim, in his 20s, who was transported to hospital where he remains in critical but stable condition.

A responsible party has yet to be identified, and the investigation is ongoing.

There is no known, ongoing, related threat to public safety at this time.

Any witnesses, anyone with information regarding this incident and/or anyone with dash cam video that may have captured the area of 1487 Maple Avenue between 2:40 pm and 3:00 pm are asked to call Halton Police at 905-825-4777 or 905-825-4747 or to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-824-4777 ext. 2415 or ext. 2416.

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 Friday February 1, 2019 at 2:55pm Halton Regional Police Service received multiple reports of shot fired in the area of Main Street East and Maple Avenue in Milton.

One victim was located and has since been transported to hospital.

Expect an ongoing heavy police presence in this area. We are asking all members of the public to stay clear of this area.

This is an active ongoing investigation. Additional updates to follow.