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26-year-old man dead, woman injured after shooting in Brampton’s north end

Emergency crews were called to the area just after 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. Global News

Peel Regional Police officers say a 26-year-old man is dead and a woman has been injured after a shooting in Brampton’s north end Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to a home on Rushbrook Drive, near Airport Road and Countryside Drive, just after 4:45 p.m.

Police said officers found a man and woman at the scene with gunshot wounds.

“Despite life-saving efforts of first responders, a 26-year-old man from Brampton, succumbed to his injuries at the scene,” investigators said in a statement on Thursday.

Officers said the woman was taken to a local hospital in non-life-threatening condition.

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The male victim was later identified as Guryodh Khattra.

Officers said it’s believed there were three suspects involved in the shooting who fled the area.

Meanwhile, just before 5:05 p.m., a police update on Twitter said officers received a report of a vehicle on fire near the intersection of Grenoble Boulevard and Williams Parkway nearly seven kilometres south of the shooting. It’s believed to be connected to the shooting.

Anyone with information or surveillance video near both scenes was asked to call police at 905-453-3311 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

— With files from Gabby Rodrigues

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