The public’s assistance is being sought in identifying a suspect involved in a shooting incident in Brampton on Thursday.
Investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Peel Police said that on Thursday, at approximately 9:40 p.m., the victim was walking along a pathway near Williams Parkway and Main Street in the City of Brampton. At this time a male suspect riding a bicycle approached the victim, and fired a shot from a handgun at the victim. The suspect then fled the area.
The victim, 32 year-old male from Brampton, was struck by the round and taken to a trauma centre with non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect is described as male, white, 5’10” feet tall, 16 – 22 years of age, thin build, approximately 160 pounds with curly blonde or brown hair, last seen wearing a baseball hat, white bandanna covering his face, t-shirt and dark shorts.
Investigators would like to speak to any individuals who were in the area of Williams Parkway and Main Street, Brampton at the time of the incident or anyone who may have information on this matter.
The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached. If anyone comes into contact with the suspect, or knows his whereabouts, they should contact police immediately.
Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call investigators at 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip. – CINEWS