Double Homicide Investigation

Brantford Police are investigating a double homicide after responding to reports of a shooting this morning at a residence on Park Road South. A male and female victim were suffering from gunshot wounds and were treated by emergency medical services, but succumbed to their injuries.

Wellington Street resident, Christopher Chato says he “heard four gun shots around 7:45AM” while sitting on his front porch enjoying a morning tea. Chato adds, police were on site within minutes of the shots being fired.

Park Road South is blocked off at Colborne and Wayne Gretzky Parkway while the Brantford Police Major Crime Unit investigates. A statement issued by police states the incident is not believed to be a random act of violence.

This is Brantford’s 10th shooting of the year.