The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating a shooting in the town of Oakville. On April 26, 2022, at approximately 10:20 pm officers responded to the area of Dundas Street West and Hampshire Gate for reports of a single gunshot.

Police located one male victim near the McDonalds restaurant in the area with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The victim’s injuries indicate the weapon may have been a pellet gun.

Police are investigating to determine the motive of the shooting, however it does not appear to be a random encounter.

The suspect is a male who was wearing all black clothing and a motorcycle helmet. The suspect was last seen driving westbound on Dundas Street at a high rate of speed on a motorcycle.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2216.

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

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
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Phone: 905-825-4899