Update: victim identified as Arman Dhillon of Alberta – Halton police investigate a shooting that killed a man and injured a woman in Oakville

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Halton police responded to the report of a shooting on August 19th at approximately 1:00am on Edward Leaver Trail, near Bronte Road and the QEW.

On arrival police and paramedics located a man and a woman in their 20’s suffering from gunshot wounds. The male victim was pronounced at the scene and the female was taken to hospital where she remains.

According to reports, the actual shooting appeared to have happened outside of a residence on Belt Lane. Police believe the suspect then chased the male victim, fatally shooting him at Merton Road and Edward Leaver Trail.

The suspects fled the scene in a light coloured SUV. No arrests have been made, however, police believe the shooting was targeted. Information will be added as it becomes available.

Update August 24th
Halton police have identified the victim as 27- year-old Arman Dhillon of Alberta. Police are searching for a suspect vehicle in this homicide that has been identified as a white Acura MDX that was set on fire on Addingham Crescent in east Oakville on August 19, 2022.

Arman Dhillon
Photo: Halton Regional Police

Investigators are asking any witnesses, or property owners that may have surveillance video or dash cam footage between the hours of 12:00 am and 2:00 am on August 19 in the area of the QEW and Bronte Road as well as the neighborhood area of the QEW and Ford Drive, Winston Churchill Boulevard, Kingsway Drive, and Sheridan Garden Drive.     

Anyone with information or video of the area is asked to contact the Homicide Unit tip line at 905-825-4776.

Update April 6th
Halton police announced that several locations were searched in the Greater Toronto Area along with Peel Regional police and Hamilton police and arrested three men. 30-year-old man from Pickering, a 29-year-old man from Edmonton, and a 25-year-old man from Calgary are charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder.