Update (x2) on Oro-Medonte 'serious incident' - Now 1st degree murder
A 69 year old man has now been charged with first degree murder, in Oro-Medonte, after an incident January 30th at a small rural home on the 10th line.
A 34 year old man, now identified as Lee William Lackey, was found with critical injuries, and rushed to hospital. He has since succummed to his injuries.
Police have confirmed there was a shooting.
The accused, Peter Vanderveen, will be in court in March, now charged with murder-1. Police haven't revealed the relationship between the two.
Here's the latest from OPP....
(ORO-MEDONTE, ON) - On Wednesday January 30, 2019, at approximately 11:35 a.m., members with the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with County of Simcoe Paramedic Services (CSPS) responded to a report of a shooting at a Line 10 North address in the Township of Oro-Medonte.
Officers responded to the residence where a male victim identified as Lee William LACKEY, 34-years-old, was located inside suffering life threatening injuries. He was subsequently transported to a Toronto area hospital where has since succumbed to his injuries.
The accused, Peter VANDERVEEN, 69-years-old, of Oro-Medonte, has now been charged with First Degree Murder Contrary to Section 235 (1) of the Criminal Code. He has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia on February 19, 2019.
The investigation remains ongoing with members of the Orillia OPP Crime Unit and Central Region Forensic Identification Services (FIS) under the direction of Detective Inspector Darren Webster of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).
More on the original story, from CTV Barrie news, HERE