Carbonear family in mourning after man murdered in Ontario

Published on February 8, 2016
Peel Regional Police

A family from the Conception Bay North area is in mourning following the shooting death of a young man in Brampton, Ont.

According to Peel Regional Police, a 23-year-old resident of Brampton was shot shortly after 4:30 a.m. on Sunday. The Toronto Star is reporting the incident happened in the parking lot of a nightclub. The victim was taken to hospital before succumbing to his injuries.

The Compass has confirmed his mother is from the Carbonear area. Police have not released his name. Out of respect for the family, The Compass is not publishing it at this time.

Police are treating the man’s death as a homicide and looking for witnesses.