Wright said officers arrived and found a man outside “in distress.” Paramedics attended the scene and tried to perform life-saving treatment on the victim, but he said the man later died.
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“We have reason to believe that there were multiple individuals that left in a suspect vehicle. The only thing we have at this point is that it was a white-coloured vehicle or a light-coloured vehicle,” Wright said.
Investigators would not say if this was a targeted shooting, saying only they believe it to be an isolated incident and there is likely no additional threat to public safety.
Anyone with information was asked to call police at 905-453-2121 ext. 3205 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.
UPDATE-Correction, one adult male shot-Male is deceased at scene-Homicide has been notified-White suspect vehicle, multiple suspects in vehicle– Rosepac and Metzek closed to traffic
Emergency crews were called to the area of Metzak Drive and Rosepac Avenue, near Bovaird Avenue East and Conestoga Drive, at around 6:40 p.m. for reports of shots fired.
When officers arrived, they located a young adult male with obvious signs of trauma outside a residence, Const. Bancroft Wright said.
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Wright said investigators are looking for multiple suspects seen in a light-coloured vehicle. It was last seen on Metzak Drive.
When asked if the shooting was targeted, Wright said it is too early in the investigation, but they believe it is an isolated incident.
UPDATE -Correction, one adult male shot -Male is deceased at scene -Homicide has been notified -White suspect vehicle, multiple suspects in vehicle – Rosepac and Metzek closed to traffic
Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old who was shot outside a Brampton residence on Nov. 30, 2019. (Beth Macdonell)
Peel police are investigating a fatal shooting in the area of Metzak Drive and Rosepac Avenue in Brampton. (CP24)