Male victim with gunshot wounds found dead inside vehicle in Mississauga

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WATCH ABOVE: The victim was sitting in his car in the parking lot of a Mississauga hotel when he was gunned down. Catherine McDonald reports – Jun 12, 2020

Peel Regional Police say a male victim is dead after he was found with gunshot wounds inside a vehicle in Mississauga on Friday morning.

Emergency crews were called to a hotel near Wharton Way and Dundas Street East, just east of Dixie Road, at around 8 a.m.

Police said a male victim was sitting in the driver’s side of the vehicle with gunshot wounds, and the vehicle had multiple shots fired into it.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police said someone was arrested at the scene but have not yet been charged.

“Investigators are still trying to determine what, if any, part that the person played in this incident,” Const. Kyle Villers told reporters, adding that they would not release any information on the person until charged.

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Police said they still working to confirm the identity of the victim and it is not yet known if the victim was an occupant at the hotel.

Investigators said they are looking for witnesses or anyone with dashcam video. Police say they did not receive any calls reporting sounds of gunfire.

The homicide unit has been called in to take over the investigation.


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