Oshawa man charged in shooting at Oakville home


Published March 3, 2022 at 3:12 pm

Halton Regional Police have arrested a Durham man responsible for what they believe is a targeted shooting at an Oakville home back on Dec. 20, 2021.

Police executed a search warrant on Wednesday (March 3) at a residence in Durham and have arrested Terrell Gooden, 23, of Oshawa.

Gooden has been charged with:

  • Attempt Murder While Using Restricted Firearm or Prohibited Firearm
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Carry Concealed Weapon
  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Careless Use of Firearm
  • Discharge Firearm in Reckless Manner
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Point Firearm
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order (3 counts)
  • Gooden has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Back on Dec. 20, 2021 at 11:50 p.m., police responded to a shooting in the area of Ernest Appelbe Blvd. and Dundas St. E.

There they found a male victim who was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The male suspect had fled the area prior to the arrival of police.

The lengthy investigation resulted in a total of 27 warrants being authorized, and required the services of numerous HRPS resources including: Intelligence Unit, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, Intimate Partner Violence Unit, Emergency Services Unit, Mobile Surveillance Unit, Cyber Crime Unit, Human Trafficking/Drug Unit and the Regional Fraud Unit.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Intimate Partner Violence Unit at 905-825-4777, ext. 8799.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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