Region of Peel – Investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau are investigating a homicide that occurred in the City of Brampton.
On Tuesday June 18, 2019 at approximately 10:45 p.m. Peel Regional Police responded to a 911 call in the area of Orenda Court and McCallum Court in Brampton.
People are starting to wake up here in the area of Orenda Crt and McCallum Crt and many tell us it’s usually fairly quiet and that they’ve never heard of a shooting happening here. Some residents like Ahmad say they heard shots around 10:45 last night. pic.twitter.com/lNl91hO0sz— Priya Sam (@PriyaSam) June 19, 2019
Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 20 year-old male from Brampton, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a Trauma centre where he succumbed to his injuries.
Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.
#PRP in the area of Orenda Court and McCallum Court, for a shooting incident, victim is male, unknown age or status, male is being transported to trauma centre. K9 and tactical in the area. call came in at 10:45p.m. pic.twitter.com/lyjIiaPy4Q— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) June 19, 2019
Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.
According the post by well-known journalist Gurpreet Singh Sahota, the victim’s name is Gurjot Singh. He hailed from Bathinda and came to Canada only two months ago. Gurjot’s family is in deep shock and asking the government to bring back his body to India as soon as possible.