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Pickering man charged with first-degree murder in fatal shooting of Brantford couple

Police have arrested a 22-year-old Pickering man more than 9 months after a Brantford couple were fatally shot in their home.
Police have arrested a 22-year-old Pickering man more than 9 months after a Brantford couple were fatally shot in their home. Brantford Police Service

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a married couple inside their Brantford home last summer.

Police found Larry Reynolds, 64, and Lynn VanEvery, 62, suffering from gunshot wounds inside their home on Park Road South on July 18, 2019. Despite lifesaving attempts from emergency responders, they were both pronounced dead on scene.

READ MORE: Man, woman killed in shooting in Brantford: police

Others were inside the home at the time, although police did not say how many people or how they were related to the victims.

Brantford Police release surveillance footage of suspect in double homicide
Brantford Police release surveillance footage of suspect in double homicide

Police also said the shooting was targeted, although they did not say whether they had established a motive.

READ MORE: Police release surveillance footage of suspect in murder of Brantford couple

On Tuesday, Ontario Provincial Police arrested a suspect in Thunder Bay in connection with the murders.

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Kareem Zedan, 22, of Pickering, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and will appear via video link in a Brantford courtroom on April 2.

Man, woman killed in shooting in Brantford
Man, woman killed in shooting in Brantford