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UPDATED Police investigating shooting in Brantford

Brantford Police ServiceUPDATED Police investigating shooting in Brantford

The Brantford Police Service are actively investigating a report of shooting that occurred at a Bowery Road location and are seeking information from witnesses. 

Officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to an assist ambulance call at a Bowery Road location where a 29-year-old male had been injured at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2023.

Officers attended and investigation revealed the male victim was suffering from a single gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. No suspect information is currently available.

While conducting the search of the area, officers investigated reports of damage to two vehicles, believed to be caused by a firearm. The vehicles were damaged at approximately 3:00 p.m. on March 9, 2023. At the time the damage occurred, the vehicles were unoccupied and were parked nearby on Wright Street. No injuries occurred.

Additionally, reports were received to advise that two residential homes located nearby on Macklin Street were also damaged by a firearm. Officers attended and observed damage to the homes, including where a bullet had been shot through the front door of one residence. At the time of the incidents, the homes were unoccupied. Both incidents are believed to have occurred between 1 and 7:30 pm, March 9, 2023. No injuries occurred at either residence.

Investigators believe these incidents are related. Suspect information is not yet known.

Additional details will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

Police are asking residents in the immediate area to check any video surveillance between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm and contact police with any information. 

As this investigation is active and ongoing, additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone who may have information which would assist investigators are asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050.Information can also be provided anonymously to Brant – Brantford Crime Stoppers by calling 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 or by submitting a web tip online at: https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/

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