OPP Reports

Update: Caledon OPP Investigating an Early Morning Shooting

Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

On Saturday, June 26, 2021, at approximately 6:16 a.m., officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a reported shooting on a private property located in the area of Highway 10 and Escarpment Side Road in the Town of Caledon.

Upon arrival, officers located a victim, a 40-year-old male of Mississauga, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a trauma centre with serious injuries. A second victim, a 26-year-old male of Brampton, was located off-site. The individual sustained non-serious injuries.

Police believe that this was an isolated incident.

As a result of the police investigation, Brandon VIDINHA, 22, of Caledon, was arrested on July 10, 2021, and charged with:

– Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

– Accessory after the fact to commit indictable offence

The accused was held for a bail hearing and is expected to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on a later date.

The second suspect, Johnathan RODRIGUES, 26, of Brampton (pictured above), remains at large. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who may know of the whereabouts of the wanted suspect or who may come into contact with the suspect – do not approach, call 9-1-1 immediately.

You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestroppers.ca. When you contact Crime Stoppers, you stay anonymous, you never have to testify, and you could receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 upon an arrest.

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