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Media Release

Release Date: July 10th, 2020 - 4:33pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Kevin Britton , Homicide Unit, 905-465-8760

Contact: ------, -, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4777 ext. 5224

Location: Burlington


Shortly after 1:00 pm on July 10, 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service received reports of a shooting at 484 Plains Road East in Burlington. When officers arrived on scene, two victims with gunshot wounds were located outside of an establishment.

Information from witnesses indicates that one male suspect fled the scene westbound on Plains Road East in a grey sedan.  

One of the shooting victims succumbed to their injuries at the scene. A second victim was transported to hospital for treatment for gunshot wounds.

At this time, no suspect(s) haveā€‹ been identified, and the investigation is ongoing. Area residents and businesses should expect a heavy police presence throughout the afternoon and into the evening.

There is no immediate ongoing, related, known threat to public safety.

Plains Road East is closed in both directions between King Road and Waterdown Road. Please avoid the area until further notice. 

Investigators are appealing for dash cam and/or commercial or residential surveillance footage from the area between 11:00 am and 1:30 pm on July 10, and to any witnesses or anyone who may have information related to this incident to contact the Halton Regional Police Service at 905-825-4777 or via the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.ā€‹

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 should be directed to corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca