Suspect arrested in Burlington gunshots incident 

Shazia Nazir, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Milton Reporter

Halton Police have arrested one person who had allegedly fired aerial shots after an altercation in Burlington. 

The incident that happened earlier this month in Port House Social Bar and Kitchen in Lakeshore Road area, saw no one being physically injured.

The suspect, identified as Bashdar Kader, 23, had fired five to six shots in the air and had fled the scene.

Investigators from the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau were able to identify the suspect and subsequently, a search warrant was issued and executed, resulting in the arrest. 

Mr Kader has been charged with four offenses related to firearms. 

The firearm utilized by the accused has not been recovered. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Lanaya Greco of the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2334 or 2316. 

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