Waterloo police investigate 2 shootings in Kitchener early Thursday

Police tape is shown in Toronto on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Waterloo Regional Police are currently investigating two shootings which reportedly occurred in Kitchener on Thursday morning.

They announced the first incident on Twitter at 5:39 a.m, saying there was a heavy police presence near Greenfield Avenue and Kingsway Drive.

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A police spokesperson told Global News that there were numerous shots fired at a vehicle and that they believe the incident was targeted.

There have been no injuries reported to police as a result.

“We are asking anyone with info or who may have been in the area at the time to contact us,” Cherri Greeno told Global News in an email.

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At around 9 a.m., police announced they were also investigating a shooting incident near Belmont Avenue West and Karn Street in Kitchener.

Police say they believe the shooting occurred at around 4 a.m.

“We are looking for witnesses who may have heard the sound of gunshots in the area between midnight and 4 a.m.,” police said on Twitter.

They also announced that they would be breaking out drones at both scenes as part of their investigation.

Greeno said police are looking to see whether the two incidents are related.


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