BY KELLY ROCHE
Police are searching for one suspect – considered armed and dangerous – after a 33-year-old man was shot in south Mississauga Tuesday night.
“When we attended, we located a male suffering from gunshot wounds and he has since been taken to local hospital in life-threatening condition,” said Peel Regional Police Const. Rachel Gibbs.
Officers were dispatched to an apartment building in Cooksville, near North Service Rd. and Camilla Rd., at 8:41 p.m. for reports of shots fired.
The victim is from Mississauga. He was treated by paramedics before being taken to local hospital. He’s now in a Toronto trauma unit.
The suspect is a man in his 20s, standing 5-foot-9, wearing a grey hooded sweater.
The man shouldn’t be approached if spotted, warn police.
Investigators are calling the shooting an isolated incident.
Witnesses and anyone who may have information are asked to call the 12 Division criminal investigation bureau at (905) 453-2121 ext. 1233 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.