Halton Police are investigating a fatal shooting in north Burlington. They say it happened at a home near Guelph Line and 2 Sideroad yesterday afternoon. A female was pronounced dead and a male was taken into custody. There’s no word on what charges he may face. Reports on social media say the victim has been identified by friends & colleagues as Laura Grant, an ambulance dispatcher with Mississauga CACC and a former paramedic with Halton/Mississauga District Ambulance Service.
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Photo Credit: Jeremy Cohn via Twitter
Victim of Wednesday afternoon's shooting in #BurlON has been identified by friends & colleagues as Laura Grant, an ambulance dispatcher with Mississauga CACC and a former paramedic with Halton/Mississauga District Ambulance Service. Condolences to all those affected. pic.twitter.com/vIdA7NKlIB
— DR (@Media371) August 22, 2019
On behalf of Mississauga ACC, we are grateful for everyone’s support of our Dispatch Family, those who knew Laura and the responders attending today’s events. We have no official statement at this time, as we grieve. Please contact Peer Support or EAP, if requiring assistance.
— OPSEU Paramedics/ACOs (@OPSEUAmbDiv) August 22, 2019
We would like to send our deepest condolences to our friends at the Mississauga Central Ambulance Communication Centre (CACC), Peel & Halton Paramedic Services. We are very sorry for your loss and our thoughts are with all of you.@OPSEUAmbDiv@OPSEU277@HaltonMedics207
— Mississauga FF L1212 (@IAFF1212) August 22, 2019
The female victim from the #BurlON fatal shooting was a longtime dispatcher at Mississauga Central Ambulance Communication Centre (CACC). They provide EMS dispatch to Peel & Halton. Peer support teams being called in. Her colleagues would have taken the 911 call for the shooting. pic.twitter.com/0EB0z9gL1u
— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyCohnTV) August 21, 2019
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Media release regarding this afternoon’s fatal shooting in Burlington is attached here.
Our condolences are with the family and friends of the victim.
Next update to follow tomorrow. ^jh pic.twitter.com/53uMlPzuyW
— Halton Police (@HaltonPolice) August 21, 2019