1 hospitalized after morning shooting in Westmount area: London Police – London

One person is in hospital with serious injuries following another shooting in the city, this time in the Westmount area of ​​London, police said.

Emergency crews responded to the scene at a home on Ladybrook Crescent, just northeast of Andover Drive and Viscount Road, around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday after receiving a report of a man apparently suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police have provided few details, saying the man was taken to hospital with a “critical injury”.

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The investigation into the incident is ongoing, police said. Anyone with information can call the police.

The incident is at least the ninth shooting-related incident in the city that police have published this year, all since the end of March.

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Global News has contacted London police for comment.

Shooting-related incidents since late March:

  • March 26: Shots were reported in the area of ​​Oxford Street East and Richmond Street around 4:30 a.m. Police said evidence was found indicating a gun had been fired.
  • March 30: Incident on Egerton Street ends with a 59-year-old man suffering a gunshot wound and other injuries, police said. Male, 73, charged in the incident. The two knew each other.
  • April 2: Shots were reported from a moving vehicle around 6:50 am along Highbury Avenue, north of Commissioners Road. A man driving south told police that an occupant of a passing vehicle had fired a handgun twice and again into the air as the vehicle continued onto the exit ramp. Two women, both 19, were later charged.
  • April 16: Gunshots were reported at a row house complex located at 253 Taylor St., southeast of Adelaide and Huron streets, around 11 p.m. Multiple shell casings were located along with minor property damage, police say. Police believe the incident was targeted.
  • April 26: Report of altercation involving a man with a gun around 2:15 am near Richmond and Kent streets in which a gun was discharged. Four, ages 19 and 20, were later arrested, one of them for assaulting an officer. Police believe the incident was targeted.
  • April 28: Riots reported around 2:30 a.m. near Richmond and Mill streets. Police did not locate any injuries at the scene, but said a man later went to hospital with a non-threatening gunshot wound. his life.
  • May 11: Shots were reported around 1:30 pm in the area of ​​Edmonton Street and Hilton Avenue in East London. No injuries were reported, and a search of a Hilton Avenue home reportedly turns up a replica pistol, shotgun and ammunition. A 16-year-old boy and a 21-year-old man each face eight firearms-related charges.
  • May 15: The vehicle was reportedly hit by a bullet just before midnight in the area of ​​Wellington Road and Bradley Avenue. No injuries were reported and the vehicle sustained minor damage.

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