Peterborough police asking for public’s help after two shooting incidents

Police do not believe shootings are random after two people injured on Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning

Peterborough police investigating a shooting incident in the Park and Romaine street area on the afternoon of September 10, 2021. (Photo: Brian Parypa)
Peterborough police investigating a shooting incident in the Park and Romaine street area on the afternoon of September 10, 2021. (Photo: Brian Parypa)

Peterborough police are asking for the public’s help after two shooting incidents on Friday afternoon (September 10) and the following morning.

Just after 2 p.m. Friday, officers were called to the area of Park Street South and Romaine Street in Peterborough about a shooting. A male was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, officers were called to the area of Rubidge Street, between Dalhousie Street and Sherbrooke Street, about a shooting. A male was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Police say it is not yet known if the two incidents are related, but they do not believe the incidents are random.

Anyone with information about either of the incidents is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 x555.

If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at stopcrimehere.ca.