Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Kitchener.

On October 15, 2022, at approximately 5:10 a.m., police received a report of gunfire in the Hidden Creek Drive and Westforest Trail area.

Upon arrival, officers confirmed that a firearm had been discharged outside in front of a residence.

No injuries were reported as a result of this incident, and investigators believe he was targeted.

There will be an increased police presence in the area throughout the day as detectives canvass.

The investigation is ongoing by members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service General Investigations Unit, Emergency Response Unit and Forensic Identification Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777, ext. 6342, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com.

Occupancy: 22-252177 (917)

Media inquiries:
Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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