OPP investigating firearms incident in Tyendinaga

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The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are asking for public assistance to identify a vehicle and suspects in connection with an incident in Tyendinaga First Nations where projectiles struck a residence on Bayshore Road.

On Saturday, Apr. 23, 2022, officers of the Tyendinaga Police Service assisted by the members of Lennox & Addington (L&A) County detachment of the OPP responded to the incident on Bayshore Road in Tyendinaga First Nations. 

According to a release from the OPP, the investigation thus far indicates that at approximately 11:25 p.m. on that same date, unknown suspect(s) in a grey Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) or van parked on Bayshore Road and attended on foot a property nearby. The suspect(s) fired projectiles into the home and then fled westbound in the grey vehicle.

Witness heard loud noises consistent with the sound of firearms and no one was injured in the incident, OPP said.

OPP are asking anyone with exterior video or photographic footage in the areas of Bayshore Road or other areas nearby to review their cameras between 11 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 23, 2022, and 12 a.m. on Sunday, Apr. 24, 2022, to see if a vehicle or suspect(s) noted above appears on their footage.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is requested to call Tyendinaga Police Service at 613-967-3888 or 1-888-310-1122. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where they may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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