A shooting Thursday night in Burlington, Ontario, has landed a man in hospital, according to the Halton Regional Police (HRPS).

Investigators say the incident occurred in an area near Maple Crossing Boulevard and Freeman Street around 6 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers say they found a victim with gunshot wounds. He was later transferred to a trauma center in Hamilton.

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The HRPS says a suspect was not found during a search by its tactical units and that he is still at large.

The man, described by police as bald with a beard, dressed in a black tank top and gray pants, is considered armed and dangerous.

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Detectives do not believe the shooting was a random incident.

Residents can expect a heavy police presence in Maple Crossing for several hours.


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