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Media Release

Release Date: June 17th, 2020 - 2:41pm

Originator: Staff Sergeant, Gerard Kelly, 3 District , 905-825-4777 ext. 2310

Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899

Location: Burlington


UPDATE 1: BURLINGTON SHOOTING

Further to the earlier media release, shortly before 11:00 AM Halton Regional Police Service removed the shelter in place for area residents.

The suspects remain outstanding and the investigation is ongoing at this time.

A 23 year old male victim is in serious but stable condition at hospital and is presently receiving treatment for a gunshot injury.

Based on current information obtained by investigators, it is believe that this was a targeted incident and that there is no known, ongoing, related threat to public safety.

Investigators are working to obtain an accurate description of the suspects involved in the incident. Suspect descriptions will be provided to the public as soon as available.

Anyone with dash cam video or home surveillance video from the area of Woodview Road, near New Street and Walkers Line, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 9:45 AM is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2315 or 2316.

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.​

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ORIGINAL RELEASE:

At 9:10 am, the Halton Regional Police Service received a call regarding a shooting on Woodview Road (in the area of New Street and Walkers Line) in Burlington.​

Upon arrival at the scene, one victim was located with serious injuries and has been transported to hospital.

Two possible suspects fled on foot. Suspect descriptions are not available at this time and suspects remain outstanding.

Area residents are asking to shelter in place until further notice.

Residents should expect ongoing heavy police presence in the area. Any witnesses are asked to call 905-825-4777 ext. 2310 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

For ongoing updates, please follow @HaltonPolice​ on Twitter.​