August 10, 2019 2:23 pm
Updated: August 12, 2019 8:39 am

Gunshots fired at man after answering doorbell in Burlington: Halton police

Shots were fired at a man after he answered his doorbell in Burlington, according to Halton police.

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BURLINGTON, Ont. – Police say gunshots were fired at a man who answered his door in Burlington, Ont., Saturday morning.

Halton Region police say the man reported that someone rang his doorbell several times around 4:45 a.m. in an area around Mapleview Mall.

Police say when the man answered the door, multiple gunshots were allegedly fired at him from behind a parked vehicle at the home in question on Maple Avenue just south of Fairview Street.

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Police say the man was not injured in the incident.

They allege that the man has been involved in an ongoing dispute and investigators believe the shooting was a targeted incident.

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