I am well aware of this incident – it was a targeted event.
I am very concerned for the safety and welfare of the community and I am working diligently with the Peel Regional Police making plans going forward.
See the Peel Regional Police Media Release here:
Homicide Investigation Underway After Fatal Shooting in Mississauga
Region of Peel – Members from the Homicide Bureau are investigating an overnight shooting in the Port Credit area of Mississauga, which left one adult male dead and another in hospital.
On Saturday, March 18, 2023, at approximately 1:00 a.m., police responded to the area of Lakeshore Road East and Elizabeth Street for reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, police located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds.
The victims were both transported to trauma hospitals, where one was pronounced deceased, and another remains for treatment.
Police believe this to be a targeted incident, with no additional community members at risk.
This remains an ongoing investigation; anyone with information on this incident, surveillance or dashcam footage that may have captured the moments leading up to, during, or after the incident is asked to contact Homicide investigators at 905-453-2121 extension 3205.
Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.
For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Public and Media Relations Officer at 905- 453-2121, extension 4027.
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