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Halton police investigate Oakville shooting

Halton regional police are investigating a shooting in Oakville late Monday night. @HRPS

Halton regional police are investigating a shooting in Oakville.

Investigators say they responded to a shooting at a residence in the area of Ernest Appelbe Boulevard and Dundas Street East at 11:50 p.m. on Monday.

Police say a male victim was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the suspect fled the scene before officers arrived.

Halton police say they have not made an arrest, but investigators believe it to be a targeted shooting and that the individuals involved in the incident know each other.

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The investigation is ongoing and residents are told to expect a continued police presence in the area on Tuesday.

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