Peel police are investigating after a shooting sent an officer and a civilian to hospital.
It happened around 10:20 p.m. Friday evening on Stokes Road. Officers say they were responding to another male who was shot before the officer arrived. Police say upon arrival, the officer was hit by a single shot.
The officer was able to drive away and was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition.
The male victim was rushed to hospital in critical condition.
Peel police have three suspects in custody in connection to the shooting, no word yet on any charges. Police say there is still one suspect outstanding, description hasn’t yet been released.
Three suspects taken into custody regarding shooting. Two last night one this morning. One male outstanding, we recommend he turn himself in
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) October 17, 2015
Brampton: Officer arrived to find a suspect shooting at him. Cop took off in his cruiser, was shot but will be OK. pic.twitter.com/xtQi3ag8cy
— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyGlobalTV) October 17, 2015