Active investigation underway after man shot twice near downtown Windsor
Windsor police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect after a 36-year-old man was shot twice in the leg near the downtown area in the afternoon of New Year’s Eve.
Police responded to a report that a person had been shot in the area of Crawford Avenue and University Avenue West around 4 pm on Saturday.
When officers arrived, they found a 36-year-old man suffering from two gunshot wounds to his leg.Police say the victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
ACTIVE INVESTIGATION (Case #: 22-121573):
We are investigating a shooting in the area of Crawford Ave. and University Ave. W. A 36-year-old man was shot twice in the leg and has been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/FeOHtLMH5g
— Windsor Police (@WindsorPolice) January 1, 2023
Investigators say they believe that this was a targeted incident and that there is no risk to the public at this time.
The suspect is a man with a tanned complexion, between 25 and 30 years old, about 5’8” tall, with a thin mustache and a medium build. He was last seen wearing prescription glasses, a black sweater with white lettering, and a satchel.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.