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Police appeal for information after shooting in Burlington



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Police appeal for information after shooting in Burlington

Halton police are appealing for information after a shooting in Burlington.

Police say shortly before 1:00 p.m. on January 1, 2021, the Halton Regional Police Service responded to reports of an individual who appeared to have been shot in a vehicle in the Appleby GO station parking lot in Burlington.

According to police, upon arrival, officers discovered a woman in a vehicle suffering from head trauma that appeared to be the result of a gunshot.

A male suspect was arrested at the scene and the female was transported to a hospital, where she is receiving care for serious injuries, police say.

A weapon was recovered at the scene, according to police.

Police say the male and female are known to each other, no additional suspects are outstanding and there is no ongoing threat to public safety.

For the protection of the privacy of the victim, the suspect will not be named at this time and no additional details will be provided to the media.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have observed any suspicious activity at the Appleby GO station between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 1, 2021 or anyone who may have information about this incident to call (905) 825-4777 ext. 8799.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at

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