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Victim In Trent Hills Shooting Has Died, Armed And Dangerous Suspect Still On The Run

KAWARTHA LAKES-The victim in a shooting on September 16th in Trent Hills has died.

On Thursday, September 16, 2021, at approximately 8:12 a.m., Northumberland OPP, along with Northumberland Paramedics, responded to reports of a male at a residence suffering from a suspected gunshot wound.

The victim, identified as Andrew Brenton Brown, 38 years of age, of Warkworth, has succumbed to his injuries. A post-mortem was conducted in Kingston.

Police are currently searching for the suspect, identified as Zachary Comeau, 18 years of age, of no fixed address. He is described as a white male, approximately 5’11”, 150lbs, with blue eyes and brown wavy/curly hair. COMEAU also has facial tattoos that depict images of a “dollar sign” and a “crown.”

He is considered armed and dangerous. If seen, DO NOT APPROACH and call 9-1-1 immediately.

The investigation is now being considered a homicide and continues to be investigated by members of the Northumberland Crime Unit and Central Region Forensic Identification Services, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Zachary COMEAU is asked to call the Northumberland OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit information online at www.stopcrimehere.ca.

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
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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