Halton Regional Police Service responded to a report of a shooting from within the home at 2244 No. 2 Side Road in Burlington on August 21st at approximately 3:00pm.
Police arrived at the scene to find a woman with traumatic injuries. Despite life-saving efforts the victim was pronounced at the scene. Halton police have identified the victim as Laura Grant, 57, a longtime EMS dispatcher for Mississauga Central Ambulance Communication Centre.
Uniform, K9 and Tactical officers responded to the scene and Kenneth Soederhuysen, 57, was quickly taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder. Police said the accused and the victim were married at the time of the incident and both lived at 2244 No. 2 Side Road.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Halton Regional Police Service Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.