1 dead, 1 injured in Brampton shooting as 3 suspects fled area

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Published September 22, 2021 at 5:56 pm

A man was pronounced dead at the scene of a shooting in Brampton on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 22), and a woman suffered non-life-threatening gunshot injuries in the attack.

Police also believe the shooting might be related to a a vehicle fire that was reported around the same time.

At 4:47 p.m., Peel Regional Police learned that one person was shot and a second person suffered a “gunshot-related injury” in the area of Airport Road and Countryside Drive. At 5:35, they confirmed a man was dead and that a woman has been taken to hospital. In the course of events, the PRP learned that an unoccupied vehicle had been set ablaze near Grenoble Boulevard and Williams Parkway.

The Peel police are asking with surveillance footage that might assist the investigation to contact them at 905-453-3311. In such circumstances, it is commonplace for the Peel police to advise motorists to avoid the area.

Information that might be helpful to any Peel police investigation can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers (1-800-222-TIPS by phone, or online at peelcrimestoppers.ca).

(This article will likely be updated further.)

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