Dr. Ferdinand Mejilla shot to death at his Burlington practice

Halton police responded to a call at the Mejilla Chiropractic Clinic in Burlington on March 16th after report of a shooting at around 12:05pm.

Police located the victims, Fred (Ferdinand) Mejilla 50 suffering from a gunshot wound, and David Williamson 44 suffering from a self inflicted gunshot wound. The pair were rushed to hospital where Mejilla died of his injuries.

Update March 23

David Williamson, a former patient of Mejilla and husband to an employee of the Mejilla Chiropractic Clinic died in hospital from a self inflicted gunshot wound on Monday March 20th.

Police have not released any motive for the shooting at this time.

Anyone with any further information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact the homicide tip line at 905-825-4776

The death of Dr. Mejilla is the first Burlington homicide in 518 days. The previous homicide was Wesley Nagel, who was murdered by his son on October 15th 2015.