Devon Vandendriessche charged with the murder of a 36-year-old man on New Year’s Day in Sparta ON

Elgin OPP responded to the report of a shooting at a North Street residence in the village of Sparta at approximately 6:50 p.m on January 1st.

On arrival police located an injured male who was rushed to hopital where he was pronounced deceased a shot time later. The victim’s identity will not be released until next of kin is notified.

As a result of the investigation Devon Vandendriessche, 36, of Central Elgin was arrested and charged with

The 2022 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here