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Police searching for suspect after man injured in Brampton shooting

Detectives at the scene of the shooting Sunday morning canvassing the area for evidence. Global News

Peel Regional Police say officers are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in Brampton late Saturday.

Police said they were called to the area of Dixie Road and Advance Boulevard, near Steeles Avenue, around 11:45 p.m. for reports of a shooting at a “commercial establishment”.

A man was found at the scene with injuries and was transported to hospital in non-life-threatening condition, police said.

Investigators said they are searching for a suspect who fled the scene, but officers did not provide a description.

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In a news release Sunday afternoon, investigators said a “substantial number of people” were outside of the establishment after the shooting and they are now looking to speak to witnesses.

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Officers were at the scene well into the morning Sunday canvassing the area for evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 905-453-3311 ext. 2133 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (905) 455-8477.

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