Halton Police arrests Burlington resident for shooting in 2019

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Published January 14, 2021 at 9:42 am

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest in connection with a shooting that took place in Burlington in 2019.

On August 10, 2019, at approximately 7:20 am, police responded to a shooting at a residence on Maple Avenue.

Halton Police say suspects fired shots at a victim after ringing the doorbell at the residence.

Police say the victim was not hit by any of the shots and not physically injured.

The suspects fled the area in a vehicle and police say no arrests were made at that time.

On January 13, 2021, investigators with the 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau executed a search warrant at a residence in Stoney Creek.

Police say one suspect was arrested and has now been charged in relation to this incident.

According to Halton Police, 25-year-old Evan Trites of Stoney Creek has been charged with utter threats, assault with a weapon and reckless discharge of a firearm.

Trites was held in custody pending a bail hearing in Milton.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext 2316.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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