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Police investigate shooting at Brantford hotel

Brantford police are investigating after an alleged shooting at a hotel.

Police say a 911 call reporting “gun shots fired” at a Brantford hotel was received at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Officers secured the area and conducted an investigation, police say.

Police say they believe four male suspects “released fire into a room from the exterior of the hotel,” which is located at King George Road and Wood Street. The room’s sole occupant was unharmed.

Brantford police say they are looking for four male suspects “dressed in dark clothing” who fled in a “light-coloured” four-door sedan. The car was last seen heading northbound on King George Road.

Police say the shooting is “believed to be targeted.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Brantford police at 519-756-0113.

Kate McCullough

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Two charged after Brantford police called for armed man at Comfort Inn hotel

Two Brantford men are facing firearm charges after police were called about an armed man at a hotel Thursday afternoon.

The incident near King George Road and Wood Street sent St. Pius X School into hold and secure as a precaution as police investigated, Brantford police said.

Police were called to the Comfort Inn around 1 p.m. for a report of an armed man. On scene, officers evacuated the hotel and around 2:20 p.m. arrested two men. A gun and ammunition where seized.

Two Brantford men — a 32-year-old and a 34-year-old — face charges of possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm while prohibited, careless storage of a firearm, weapons dangerous to the public peace and carrying a concealed weapon. The 32-year-old faces an addition charge of failing to comply with a court order.

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