Arrest made after man shot dead in Mississauga on Friday


Published December 31, 2022 at 3:49 pm

Peel police have made an arrest following yesterday’s shooting that killed a man.

On Friday, Dec. 30, around 11 a.m., officers received a call for a shooting in a park area near Brass Winds Place, just east of Mavis Rd., north of Hwy. 401.

Despite the efforts of first responders, 42-year-old Hammad Shaikh died at the scene of a gunshot wound.

Farhan Durrani, a 34-year-old man from Mississauga, is facing a first degree murder charge.

He was held for a bail hearing and attended the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on today.

The victim and the accused are known to each other. Investigators do not believe there to be any outstanding suspects.

Anyone with information on this incident, surveillance or dashcam footage, that may have captured the moments leading up to, during, or after the incident is asked to contact investigators at 905-453-2121, ext. 3205.

Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting their website.

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