Halton Police arrests Burlington resident for shooting in 2019
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest in connection with a shooting that took place in Burlington in 2019.
On August 10, 2019, at approximately 7:20 am, police responded to a shooting at a residence on Maple Avenue.
Halton Police say suspects fired shots at a victim after ringing the doorbell at the residence.
Police say the victim was not hit by any of the shots and not physically injured.
The suspects fled the area in a vehicle and police say no arrests were made at that time.
On January 13, 2021, investigators with the 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau executed a search warrant at a residence in Stoney Creek.
Police say one suspect was arrested and has now been charged in relation to this incident.
According to Halton Police, 25-year-old Evan Trites of Stoney Creek has been charged with utter threats, assault with a weapon and reckless discharge of a firearm.
Trites was held in custody pending a bail hearing in Milton.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext 2316.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising