Woman transported to hospital after daylight shooting in Brampton
Published Monday, February 25, 2019 2:14PM EST Last Updated Monday, February 25, 2019 9:40PM EST
A 21-year-old woman has been transported to a trauma centre after a daylight shooting in Brampton on Monday.
The incident took place in the area of Goreway Drive and Yorkland Boulevard, near Humberwest Parkway, around noon.
The victim sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries, Peel paramedics said.
According to police, the victim knew her assailant.
“She did state that she knew who the shooter was,” said Peel Regional Police Const. Taryn Hill. “The suspect vehicle did flee the area.”
Police said a suspect identified as Devon Ruddock-Brooks, 20, fled the scene of the shooting in a black, four-door 2013 Dodge Dart, with tinted windows and a dent on the front driver’s side.
Ruddock-Brooks is considered to be armed and dangerous, according to police. Anyone who locates him is advised to not approach and immediately call 911.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is being asked to contact police or reach out to Crime Stoppers anonymously.