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One person dead after double-shooting in Woodstock

A single police cruiser is the only police presence on Champlain Ave. in Woodstock where one person died of a gunshot wound and another was taken to hospital (Photo by Lee Griffi)

By Lee Griffi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Woodstock Police responded to multiple calls of gunshots last night (Thursday) in a residential area near the city’s hospital.

Police arrived at a residence on Champlain Ave. around 7:30 and located two people with gunshot wounds. One person was transported to hospital with serious injuries and is expected to make a recovery while the other was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police said a firearm has been recovered and the investigation revealed the parties are known to each other and there is no risk to the public.

Witnesses say a male in his 20s who lives on the street was found on a neighbour’s front lawn suffering from a chest wound. They add he eventually died on the scene.

No charges have been laid and the investigation is ongoing.  If anyone has information regarding this investigation or any video surveillance footage of the incident, please contact the Woodstock Police Service at 519-537-2323, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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