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OPP Report - Male injured, OPP investigating

Updated: Sep 13, 2019

OPP Seeking Public's Assistance

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submitted to EFP

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is appealing to the public for assistance in what has now been confirmed as an incident involving a firearm that occurred on September 10, 2019 in or in the vicinity of the Town of McGregor.


At approximately 12:30 p.m., Essex County OPP officers and Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded to the report of an injured man in a parking lot in the 9500 block of Essex County Road 11 (Walker Road).


The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.


The exact location where the offence occurred is unknown. At this stage of the investigation, there are no suspects. The victim was being transported to hospital by witnesses, when they stopped in McGregor to await the arrival of EMS.


Investigators believe this to be an isolated incident, but caution the public to always be vigilant and to immediately report suspicious behaviour to police.


Investigators are asking the driver of a small, white compact car that was driving on County Road 18 in the town of Essex between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm to please contact police. It's believed that driver may have witnessed an exchange between the driver of a pickup truck and the driver of a van.


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 www.catchcrooks.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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submitted to EFP

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was called to attend a parking lot in McGregor in the 9500 block of Essex County Road 11 at approximately 12:30 p.m. on September 10, 2019 with regards to an injured male.


The OPP is currently involved in an ongoing investigation into the cause of the injury.


Further information will be released when it becomes available.


Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.


Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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