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Update #3 – Caledon OPP Investigating an Early Morning Shooting

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Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

The Caledon Detachment Major Crime Unit has arrested a second suspect in relation to a shooting that occurred in the Town of Caledon last month.

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.

As a result of the police investigation, one of the suspects was arrested on July 10, 2021, and charged with:

– Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

– Accessory after the fact to commit indictable offence

On July 14, 2021, the second suspect, Johnathan RODRIGUES, 26, of Brampton, was arrested and charged with:

– Attempt to commit murder using firearm

– Possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling

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 investigation is ongoing by the Caledon Detachment Major Crime Unit. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Caledon OPP at (905) 584-2241 or toll-free at 1-888-310-1122.

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.

Caledon OPP would like to thank our media partners for their assistance in this investigation.

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