Suspect From Mississauga Arrested Following Shooting in Halton

Published March 19, 2019 at 4:53 pm


One suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred on Feb. 26, 2019, in Halton. 

According to police, this shooting occurred at a Garrison Square residence in Georgetown, Halton Hills. 

Shortly before 4 p.m., officers, the Tactical Rescue Unit and the Canine Unit arrived at the residence where shots were reportedly fired, to find several shell casings nearby. 

No reports of injuries were found in relation the incident. 

Witnesses reported a suspect fleeing the area in a white or silver, newer model Honda Accord or Hyundai, in an unknown direction.

Now, following an investigation, police have identified Juvonte Hylton (22) of Mississauga as the person responsible for the shooting. 

The accused was arrested on March 12, 2019 and held for a bail hearing.

The accused is facing the following alleged charges:

•Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

•Fail to comply with recognizance

•Discharge firearm – recklessness

•Possession of a controlled substance

Police believe the victim and their residence were targeted by the accused.

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