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1 dead after shooting in Niagara Falls: police

Police say a female motorcycle operator died in a single vehicle crash in Niagara Falls on the afternoon of June 7, 2020. Don Mitchell / Global News

Police say one person is dead following a shooting in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Monday night.

Homicide detectives say a male died in hospital following an incident just after 6 p.m. not far from the city centre in the area of Epworth Circle and St. Lawrence Avenue.

“Officers arrived on scene and located a male victim with life-threatening injuries,” Niagara Regional Police said in a statement.

“The male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.”

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In an update, police said the victim was 29 years old.

As a result of the investigation, detectives have identified the suspect vehicle as a 2020-2023 Audi Q7 with a black optic or “black ops” package.

Detectives said they are working to identify the suspect.

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Anyone who may have been in the area or has video or dashcam footage between the hours of 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on April 1 are asked to review their video footage and see if the suspect’s vehicle is observed, or anything appears to be suspicious to contact police.

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