Earlier this morning Halton Regional Police Service responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Cornwall Road and Trafalgar Road in the Town of Oakville. A 35-year-old male was shot. He was transported to hospital and his condition is unknown at this time.
One suspect fled on foot and was apprehended by police a short distance from the scene. A vehicle involved was also recovered.
Two suspects remain at large.
Suspect 1: male, black, darker skin, 6ft, 200lbs, slim build, wearing dark, long pants and a dark shirt.
Suspect 2: male, black, 5’9”-5’10”, tight cornrows in hair, possibly wearing white shorts, unknown colour/style shirt.
Both men were last seen on foot.
More information will be issued as it becomes available.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-805-4747 ext. 2216, Crime Stoppers “See something, Hear something, Say something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca or by texting “Tip 201″with your message to 274637 (crimes).
Update: 06/08/2017 : Attempted Murder Charges Laid
Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) have laid charges of attempted murder against Marley Dorphelus, age 21 of Montreal, Quebec. Dorphelus has made a video court appearance yesterday, and remains in custody until August 8, 20117. Two additional suspects remain at large.
HRPS believe the shooting was targeted, and there is no risk to public safety. The victim remains in critical condition in hospital.