Man dead, suspect in custody after shooting at Mississauga park

Police tape at a park near Brass Winds Place in Mississauga on Dec. 30, 2022. Marc Cormier / Global News

Peel Regional Police say a man has died and a suspect is in custody after a shooting in Mississauga on Friday morning.

Emergency crews were called to a park area near Brass Winds Place, close to Highway 401 and Mavis Road, at around 11 a.m.

Police said a man was shot and had been pronounced dead despite life-saving measures.

On Saturday, the victim was named 42-year-old Hammad Shaikh.

Officers also announced that they had arrested a man in relation to the homicide investigation. Farhan Durrani, 34, was charged with first-degree murder.

“The victim and the accused are known to each other,” police said.

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Officers said they are not searching for more suspects.

— with files from Global News’ Isaac Callan

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