Double shooting that left one dead and another in hospital believed to be targeted in Mississauga


Published March 18, 2023 at 5:00 pm

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Peel Regional Police are investigating an overnight shooting that they believe to be a targeted incident in the Port Credit area of Mississauga, which left one man dead and sent another to the hospital.

On Saturday (Mar. 18) 2023, at approximately 1:00 a.m., police responded to reports of shots being fired near Lakeshore Rd E/Elizabeth St in Mississauga.

Police say after arriving on scene, they located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds who were then transported to trauma hospitals.

Unfortunately, one man succumbed to his injuries and has been pronounced dead, while another is being treated to his wounds, police say.

Officers believe this to be a targeted incident, with no additional community members at risk.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information including surveillance or dashcam footage leading up to, during or after the incident is asked to contact homicide investigators at 905-453-2121 extension 3205.

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