Man found with a gunshot wound after car crash in Mississauga

A Peel Regional Police cruiser is seen at the 12 Division station. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Peel Regional Police say a man in his 20s was found with a gunshot wound following a collision in Mississauga on Monday night.

Emergency crews were called to Queensbridge Drive and Rathburn Road West, just west of Mavis Road, at around 10:03 p.m.

Police said there were three occupants in one vehicle, a driver and two passengers.

Officers found a man with a serious but non-life-threatening gunshot wound, another male was taken into custody and a third male initially fled the scene but was later caught by police and is now in custody. The third male suffered a minor injury from the crash, police added.

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In the other vehicle, the driver remained on scene and was not injured.

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Investigators said it is unclear if the occupants of the two vehicles were shooting at each other or if the shooting happened at a different location before or after the collision happened.


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