Man dead after shooting in Brampton, police appealing for witnesses

Police investigating homicide in Brampton
WATCH ABOVE: Global News Priya Sam at the scene of a homicide on Orenda Court and McCallum Court in Brampton that has left a man dead.

Peel Regional Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot dead in Brampton Tuesday night.

Police were called to the area of Orenda and McCallum Courts for reports of a shooting at around 10:45 p.m.

When officers arrived they found a 20-year-old man with obvious signs of trauma, he was transported to a hospital where he later died of his injuries, police said.

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Investigators have not yet released his age.

There is no information on suspects and homicide has taken over the investigation.

This is Peel Region’s 7th homicide of the year.

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Police said there is no danger to public safety at this point and are looking at speaking to witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Peel Police at 905-453-2121 ext. 3205 or contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.