Waterloo Regional Police Continuing to Investigate a Shooting in Waterloo

Waterloo Region, Ontario Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to investigate a shooting incident that occurred in Waterloo on April 19, 2019.

Police responded to a plaza in the area of King Street North and University Avenue East at approximately 2:05 a.m. after receiving reports of multiple gunshots fired.

Upon arrival, police located a 26-year-old male from the Greater Toronto area, who had sustained an injury. He was taken to hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. Police believe this was a targeted incident, however, are reminding residents to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activity or suspicious individuals to police.

Anyone with information, including anyone with video surveillance, is asked to call 519-570-9777 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Media Inquiries:


Ashley Dietrich
Public Information Officer, Executive Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8285



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