Mississauga shooting becomes Region’s seventh homicide of the year


Published August 5, 2020 at 11:21 pm


A shooting that occurred this week in Mississauga is now the Region’s seventh homicide investigation for the year. 

On August 3, Peel Regional Police was called to the area of Huntington Ridge Drive in relation to reports of gunshots.

Upon arrival, police discovered 25-year-old Abdifatah Salah suffering from a gunshot wound. 

Salah was transported to a trauma centre, but he has since succumbed to his injuries. 

The investigation has revealed a vehicle believed to be involved was seen fleeing the area. 

Police are urging anyone with dashcam footage of the area of Mavis Road and Eglinton Avenue West between the hours of 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on August 3 to contact them.

Further, anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to contact the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 3205. 

Additionally, information may be provided to Peel Crime Stoppers by calling  1-800-222-8477 or visiting their website

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