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Two people taken to hospital after shooting in Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH-The Peterborough Police Service is investigating a shooting in the area of Edison Avenue last night.

Police were called to the area at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday. It was reported that two unknown males were outside an Edison Avenue residence where an altercation occurred. During the incident a woman was assaulted and a male sustained a gunshot wound according to police. Following the incident the two suspects fled the area. Both victims were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The male suspects are described as follows:

Suspect #1:

  • Caucasian
  • Male
  • Approximately 6’2”
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a grey hoodie and grey track pants

Suspect #2

  • Caucasian
  • Male
  • Approximately 5’9” to 5’10”
  • Also wearing a hoodie

The area was initially closed off for the investigation but has since re-opened. Police are no longer on scene but the investigation continues.

Police say this appears to be an isolated incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.stopcrimehere.ca

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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