Police investigate after man with signs of trauma dies at Mississauga hospital

Police are investigating after a man with "signs of trauma" walked into a Mississauga hospital and died. Marc Cormier / Global News

Police are investigating after a man walked into a hospital in Mississauga on Friday and later died.

In a series of tweets, Peel Regional Police said officers were called to a hospital in the Hurontario Street and Queensway West area in Mississauga just after 8:30 p.m.

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Officers said a man had walked into the hospital suffering “critical” injuries.

According to police, he was pronounced deceased just after 8:40 p.m.

Police have identified the victim as 30-year-old Omar Simpson from Newmarket.

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Police initially said Simpson had suffered gunshot wounds, but later said his injuries were “undetermined,” and that it was “unknown” if they were were caused by gunshot.

However, officers said the Simpson did suffer from “obvious signs of trauma.”

Police said investigators identified a “potential scene” in the Sunnyhill Drive and Fieldgate Drive area of Mississauga.

Officers said they did not have any information on a potential suspect, but said the force believes this was an isolated incident.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact police or Peel Crime Stoppers

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