UPDATED: Police Identify Oakville Shooting Victim


Police have confirmed the identity of a man shot in Oakville.

Halton police say they responded to a call at around 7 p.m. on Dec. 3 in the area of North Park Blvd. and Sawmill Rd. reporting possible gun shots.

"Upon arrival, emergency services located a lone deceased male in a vehicle," say police.

The victim has been identified as Dean Costanza, 46, of Oakville.

Photo: Halton Regional Police handout

Costanza was known to police and investigators say they believe this was a targeted shooting.

No suspect information is being released at this time.

Detectives are still seeking witnesses — anyone who was in the area on Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. are asked to  contact the Halton police homicide tip line at 905-825-4776 or Crime Stoppers “See something, Hear something, Say something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca or by texting “Tip 201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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