STCShooting | Shooting location confirmed in NRP update

Another update on the violent St. Catharines shooting from Niagara Regional Police.

Constable Phil Gavin updating the media at 2:30pm saying they can confirm the shooting took place inside a home at Church and Niagara Streets at 3:45 Thursday afternoon.

Gavin says one of the three shooting victims then stumbled outside the home and collapsed on the sidewalk.

He says the two suspects, who are described as black men in their early 20's were last seen on foot on Calvin Street at Division Street.

Both suspects are considered armed and should not be approached. 

Gavin says while police do not know who the suspects are, they believe they are not from Niagara.

Gavin says all three gunshot victims remain in hospital, two were airlifted to out-of-region trauma centres in critical condition and the third is recovering in a Niagara hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are now longer holding any scenes to investigate.

They are now appealing the businesses and residents who may have closed circuit cameras in the area to get in touch with police.

Gavin is also sending a message to the suspects in the case asking them to turn themselves into police, saying he doesn't want chaos on the streets.

Suspect Description: 

First Suspect - Black, early 20s, 511, dark complexion, short hair, earrings, slim build, black shirt with white writing on front, black shorts to above knee with white on sides, change in pockets. 

Second Suspect - Black , early 20s, 63, muscular build, dread locks in pony tail tucked  up inside black hat, black shirt, grey track pants. 

Both suspects are considered armed and should not be approached.  If located, residents are asked to call 911 immediately.

 

 

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