One person has been fatally shot in the Region of Peel and another taken to a trauma centre, police say. Multiple sources told Global News the victim of the fatal shooting in Mississauga is a Toronto police officer.
In a tweet, Peel Regional Police said they responded to an incident in the Argentia Road and Winston Churchill Boulevard area at around 2:15 p.m.
on Monday. Read more: 3 people with gunshot wounds located inside downtown Toronto nightclub, police say Police initially said one person had been shot but updated that number to two shortly after 3:20 p.m.
One person was taken to a trauma centre. Paramedics told Global News one person was declared dead at the scene. Police said they were searching for a man with a beard, wearing a construction vest.