A Brampton man has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that occurred on September 13. The incident took place in broad daylight at approximately 3:10 p.m. near the intersection of McLaughlin Road and Bovaird Drive in Brampton.
According to the police, the suspect and the victim, who were allegedly unknown to each other, got into a verbal altercation prior to the shooting. The argument escalated, resulting in the suspect shooting the victim multiple times.
After the incident, the victim was immediately transported to a nearby hospital. Fortunately, the injuries sustained were serious but not life-threatening.
The suspect, identified as 23-year-old Damian Solomon from Brampton, turned himself in to the Peel police on Friday. He has since been charged with various offenses, including attempted murder using a firearm, occupying a motor vehicle with knowledge of a firearm, possession of a restricted device, possession of a loaded firearm without a license, and knowledge of the unauthorized possession of a firearm.
Authorities are urging anyone with information related to the incident to contact the Peel police at 905-453-2121 ext. 2333.