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OPP investigate shooting in Leamington

submitted to EFP

On July 19, 2020 at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an incident on Robinson Street in Leamington.

A 39-year-old woman was transported to an area hospital by Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for treatment of a gunshot wound.

Investigators are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in the attached photo. The suspect is approximately 28-years-old and goes by the alias of Samantha or Sam Smith and the OPP is seeking clarification as to her legal name.

She is described as having brown skin, a medium build and last seen wearing eyeglasses, black pants, a dark shirt and hair tied back in a pony-tail.

Anyone knowing the true identity and/or whereabouts of this individual is asked to contact the OPP's Leamington crime unit at 519-326-2544.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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