Teen suspect arrested in Brampton school shooting

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Published November 19, 2022 at 8:49 am

UPDATE: The suspect wanted in connection with this shooting incident was arrested and taken into custody this morning. (Nov 19)

Peel Regional Police got a call around noon on November 18 regarding a shooting in the parking lot of a school near The Gore Rd. and Gardenbrooke Tr. in Brampton.

They later tracked the victim, an unidentified 18-year-old, down to a local hospital suffering life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was again transferred to a trauma centre for treatment. He was later listed as stable but remains in a life-threatening state.

Hours later police released a suspect description. Hours after that, police attached a name and face to that description.

Investigators were searching for a 17-year-old from Brampton. Typically, minors’ identities are protected by the Youth Criminal Justice Act. However, police received special permission to make the suspect’s identity public for a five-day period.

Insauga has removed the suspect’s name from this story following an arrest in connection to the shooting.

Police believe the attack was a targeted incident and that the suspect was seen fleeing the scene after the shooting. The male suspect was believed to be armed and dangerous following the shooting.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Peel Regional Police at 905-453-2121 ext. 213 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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