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Two Halton police officers injured during a shootout at an Esso station at Appleby and Harvester Road.

Crime 100By Staff

September 22, 2018

BURLINGTON, ON

 

At approximately 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Halton Regional Police Service responded to an incident at a gas station located at 875 Appleby Line in Burlington.

Two Halton Police officers were injured during this incident and have been transported to hospital where they are receiving treatment for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

There is no ongoing related risk to public safety.

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is on scene and has invoked its mandate.

Police and SIU at crime scene

Police mobile command vehicle and Special Investigations Unit vehicle at the site of a shoot out early Saturday morning.

A Burlington resident who reports frequently for the Gazette reports that after a minor accident on the QEW the driver of a vehicle  entered the Esso station at Appleby and  Harvester and locked himself in the washroom.

The Esso attendant called police. Police arrived – police noticed the damaged car. Gun fire followed the suspect was killed.

Body was removed later on.

 

 

 

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