Cobourg police seek witnesses following early Tuesday morning shooting

Man was dropped off at Northumberland Hills Hospital suffering critical gunshot wound

A Cobourg police vehicle. (Photo: Cobourg Police Service)

Cobourg police are seeking witnesses following a shooting incident early Tuesday morning (March 7) that left a man with critical injuries.

At around 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a call from staff at Northumberland Hills Hospital that a man was seeking treatment for a gunshot wound.

Upon arriving at the hospital, officers were advised someone had dropped the man off at the hospital.

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The man was subsequently transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre with critical injuries.

While the investigation is in early stages, police do not believe this was a random incident and are investigating to determine where and how the incident occurred.

Anyone with information, or who was in the area of the hospital and has dash cam footage, is asked to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at