1 dead following daytime shooting on Park Street North in Peterborough: police – Peterborough


One person is dead following an afternoon shooting in Peterborough on Saturday.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, one person died of their injuries in hospital following a shooting on Park St. North around 1:30 p.m.

The identity of the victim was not released.

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“It’s not considered an active shooter situation,” stated Sgt. Jeff Chartier on Saturday evening.

Police cordoned off the area south of Sherbrooke Street and were focusing on a home.

Chartier stated there would be an increased police presence in the area of Park and Sherbrooke streets as the investigation continues.

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“Peterborough police understands that safety is a concern in our community,” he said.

No other details were provided.

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Peterborough police say one person died in hospital following a shooting on Park St. North on July 2, 2022.


Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

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Peterborough police say one person died in hospital following a shooting on Park St. North on July 2, 2022.


Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

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Peterborough police say one person died in hospital following a shooting on Park St. North on July 2, 2022.


Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

Police ask that anyone with information call the service’s crime line at 705-876-1122 ext. 555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.stopcrimehere.ca.

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It’s the second fatal shooting on Park Street this year following an incident on April 21 that claimed the life of a 31-year-old Mississauga man and sent another 29-year-old Mississauga man to hospital.

Police continue to investigate that shooting along with another on Park St. South on June 8 in which a man was found with gunshot wounds to his leg.

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