Peel police responded to a report of a shooting in a park area near Brass Winds Place in the City of Mississauga, on December 30th at approximately 11:00am.
On arrival police located 42-year-old Hammad Shaikh, suffering from a gunshot wound. Shaikh died of his injuries at the scene.
Shortly after the homicide, police located and arrested Farhan Durrani, a 34-year-old man from Mississauga. Durrani has since been charged with first-degree murder. Police said the victim and the accused were known to each other.
Anyone with information on this incident, surveillance or dashcam footage, that may have captured the moments leading up to, during, or after the incident is asked to contact investigators at 905-453-2121 extension 3205.