Public assistance sought in Brampton shooting incident

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Investigators from the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Peel Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify suspects involved in a shooting incident in Brampton.

On Sunday, July 3, 2016, at approximately 4:47 a.m., the victim became involved in a dispute with several males outside of a banquet hall located in the area of Torbram Road and Kimbel Street in the city of Brampton. At this point, one of the suspects produced a handgun and fired at the victim. The suspect then fled the area.

The victim, a 33 year-old male from Barrie, was transported to a trauma centre in Toronto, where he was later released.

The suspect is described as male, black, approximately 5’5” feet tall, 20 to 30 years-old, thin build with long hair in small dreads. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

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Investigators would like to speak to any individuals who were in the area of the banquet hall located on Torbram Road and Kimbel Street in the city of Brampton at the time of the incident or anyone who may have information on this matter.

This is believed to be an isolated incident, however, the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached. If anyone comes into contact with the suspect, or knows their whereabouts, they should contact police immediately.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Investigators at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by, or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word “PEEL” and then your tip. – CINEWS

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