Targeted shooting leaves one dead in Brampton

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Published July 23, 2023 at 9:07 am

A Saturday night shooting in Brampton has left one man dead and police are on the hunt for his killer in what investigators say was a targeted slaying.

Peel Regional Police say the shooting took place in the area of Williams Pkwy. and James Potter Rd., southeast of Chinguacousy Rd., at about 10:30 p.m.

The shooting reportedly happened at St. Roch Catholic Secondary School.

Officers arriving on the scene found one man who had been fatally shot.

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Police say the culprit or culprits had fled the scene by the time officers arrived.

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According to Const. Tyler Bell-Morena, investigators are confident that it was not a random shooting and that the victim was targeted.

Police confirmed there were no other victims.

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More details will follow as the police investigation continues.

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