Brampton shooting death identified as Milton man

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Published April 22, 2023 at 3:37 pm

Peel Regional Police are requesting help from residents in an ongoing investigation concerning a fatal shooting in Brampton on Thursday evening.

On Thursday (Apr. 20) at approximately 7:10 p.m., police responded to a shooting in the area of Rutherford Rd/ Bramsteele Rd in Brampton.

Upon arrival, police say they located a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The man was then transported to a trauma centre and life-saving measures were attempted. However, the man succumbed to his injuries.

Officers have identified the victim as 36-year-old Aomar Abolah from Milton.

After further investigation, the PRP believe it was a targeted incident and there is no evidence that suggests a direct threat to public safety.

Shortly after the incident, a white four-door newer model Scion with black rims was seen fleeing the area of the crime scene.

Anyone with information on this incident or additional video footage (dashcam or otherwise) in relation to the suspects and/or suspect vehicle is asked to contact investigators at 905-453-2121 extension 3205.

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