Shot fired in the parking lot of a North Service Road motel.

Crime 100By Staff

July 11th, 2017

BURLINGTON, ON

 

A shot was fired in the parking lot of a North Service Road motel earlier today.

Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) are investigating a shooting that occurred at the Motel 6 located at 4345 North Service Road.

Motel 6

Motel 6 – The scene of more than one crime in Burlington

Officers responded at approximately 11:30 a.m. to reports of a single gunshot fired in the parking lot of the motel.

The shot was fired at two occupants in a motor vehicle. Both the suspect, believed to be a lone male, and the victims left the scene in separate vehicles.

Police have since confirmed a second scene at Mainway and Dillon Road where the victim’s vehicle was recovered.

Police believe this is a targeted incident. No persons were injured and there is no immediate concern for public safety.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2316 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222-TIPS (8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637.

The Motel 6 has been the scene of several significant policeinvestigations.  In November 2013 police were looking for a male who had been stabbed in the torso.

In February of 2015 there was an investigation on human trafficking; uniform patrol were called to the motel where they found a woman being held against her will. Police rescued the woman and arrested two males who were charged with Trafficking a Person for the Purpose of Exploitation.

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