Police search for leads following double shooting in Burlington

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Published June 30, 2023 at 7:16 am

Photo: Halton Regional Police

Police are turning to the public for leads after a double shooting in Burlington sent two people to hospital on the weekend.

The shooting happened between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. on Saturday (June 24) in the area of Lakeshore Rd. and James St., police say.

When officers arrived on the scene they found two male victims, both victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both men were transported to hospital and police say a 25-year-old was seriously injured while a 31-year-old suffered minor injuries.

Police believe the suspect fled the area on foot after the shooting and officers are looking to speak with anyone who may be able to help with the investigation. No suspect description has been released and police say they are speaking with witnesses and reviewing surveillance footage to confirm an accurate description.

Anyone with information or dashcam or surveillance footage related to this incident is asked to call the Halton Regional Police at 905-825-4747 ext 2310 or 905-825-4747 ext 2316. You can also leave tips anonymously by visiting www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca or calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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