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Male victim dead after Mississauga shooting: Peel police

A police officer places evidence markers at the scene of a fatal shooting in Mississauga on Wednesday. Phil Fraboni / Global News

Peel Regional Police say a male victim is dead after a shooting in Mississauga Wednesday evening.

According to a post on the Peel police Twitter account, emergency crews were called to the area of Columbus Road and Mid-Way Boulevard, near Dixie Road and Courtneypark Drive East, at 8:12 p.m.

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Police said there were reports of a person who was shot and a vehicle fleeing the scene.

Officers later said a male victim was pronounced dead.

Further information wasn’t immediately released.

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