Shooting in West Oakville neighbourhood leaves man dead, woman seriously injured

A man has died and a woman is in hospital with serious injuries after they were shot in a West Oakville neighbourhood.

Halton police said that early this morning, at around 1:00 am, they received numerous calls about suspected gun shots in the area of Belt Lane and Littlefield Road in Oakville.
Upon arrival, officers found two victims with gunshot wounds. The male was pronounced deceased at the scene, while the female victim was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The suspect(s) fled the scene in a vehicle shortly after the shooting, police added. Early information indicates that the victim(s) were targeted by the shooter, further information and details will be provided later today.

Anyone with information or video of the area is asked to contact the Homicide Unit tip line at 905-825-4776.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

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