Brantford police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened early Wednesday morning.
Officers were called to a home on Diana Ave. just after midnight on Wednesday after receiving reports of a man with gunshot wounds.
A 20-year-old man was found in serious condition and was taken to a hospital trauma centre.
He died of his injuries in hospital.
A 20 year old man was shot and killed in Brantford early this morning. @BrantfordPolice are on the scene investigating. Neighbours tell @CHCHNews this is a quiet area, and they thought they got away from violence like this when they moved to @CityofBrantford Full story at 6 pic.twitter.com/Pmgj48c24t
— Adam Atkinson (@AdamCHCH) April 14, 2021
Police are investigating the incident as a homicide. They say it’s early in the investigation but they don’t believe it’s a random incident.
They say officers will be on scene in the Diane Ave. area throughout the day.
ACTIVE INVESTIGATION: Please be advised there is an active investigation in the area of Diana Ave and Blackburn Dr.
Further details to be released.
— Brantford Police (@BrantfordPolice) April 14, 2021
Police are asking anyone who was in the area between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 12:30 a.m. Wednesday to contact them at 519-756-7050.