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Lockdown lifted at Brantford General Hospital after fatal shooting nearby

CityNews | posted Tuesday, Jan 2nd, 2018

Brantford General Hospital was locked down for about an hour-and-a-half on Monday after a fatal shooting nearby.

In a release, the hospital said the shooting did not occur on its property, but it was close enough to spark a lockdown that started around 5:40 p.m. and ended at 7:10 p.m.

The victim died from a gunshot wound.

The Brantford police said they do not believe that there was any risk to the public as a result of this incident.

Homicide is investigating.

No further details have been released at this time.


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