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Man transported to hospital after shot fired in parking lot altercation

Detectives continue to search for three male suspects
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NEWS RELEASE
NIAGARA REGIONAL POLICE
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At approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday Dec, 7, 2019 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers were called to a residence in the area of Vine Street and Scott Street in the City of St. Catharines following the report of shots fired.
 
When officers arrived, they discovered a male in the vicinity with injuries. The 30-year-old male was transported to local hospital before being taken to an out-of-town hospital for treatment of his non-life threatening injuries.
 
Detectives with 1 District (St. Catharines) Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) have determined that following an altercation in a parking lot between four males, a shot was fired.  Detectives continue to search for three male suspects.
 
This is believed to have been a targeted incident with no on-going concern for public safety.
 
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111, dial option 3, Badge #(9531).

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