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Suspects wanted after man shot multiple times in Barrie


Barrie police are investigating a shooting over the weekend that left a man in critical condition.

Police say a man in his mid-40s was walking along the catwalk from Leacock Drive to Kipling Place at around 10:30 p.m. Saturday when he got involved in an altercation with a group of people and was shot multiple times.

He was taken to a Toronto area trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

On Sunday afternoon, there was a heavy police presence at nearby Sunnidale Park, with a perimeter set up and a police mobile command unit deployed.

A photo of police at Sunnidale Park on Sun., April 23 (Courtesy: Michael Chorney/At The Scene Photography). Later in the evening, a police tactical unit could be seen outside a home on Kipling Place.

"An ongoing police investigation has been underway since the shooting incident occurred on Saturday night," Leon told CTV News on Monday.

Police confirmed both the Sunnidale and Kipling locations are connected to the shooting.

A photo of a Barrie police tactical unit outside a Kipling Place home on Sun., April 23 (Michael Chorney/At the Scene Photography).

Investigators have yet to provide further details regarding a motive, suspect or suspects in this shooting, only adding that the incident was isolated and the investigation remains very active.

With files from CTV's Alessandra Carneiro Top Stories

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