Two suspects sought in Oakville shooting

File photo of a Halton police cruiser. Twitter/Halton Regional Police

Halton police say one man has been arrested and two others are wanted in a shooting in Oakville Friday morning.

Police responded to reports of a shooting near a shopping plaza at Cornwall Road and Trafalgar Road around 9:30 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they located a 35-year-old man who had been shot.

The victim was transported to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries, paramedics said.

One suspect was arrested a short distance from the scene. Police also recovered a vehicle.

Two others fled on foot and remain at large, police said.

The first suspect is described as male, black, 6-feet tall, about 200 pounds, with a slim build. He was wearing dark, long pants and a dark shirt.

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The second suspect is described as a male, black, between 5-foot-9 and 5-foot-10 with his hair in tight cornrows. He was possibly wearing shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

More to come…


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