Waterloo Regional Police arrest 2 men in connection with Kitchener home invasion, shootings

Over the weekend, Waterloo Regional Police announced they had arrested two men in connection with a recent multiple shooting in Kitchener.

On Friday, they said a 26-year-old Brampton man and 27-year-old Milton man have been charged with several firearms-related and drug-related offences in connection with the shootings which occurred in the area of Overlea Drive on April 21.

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Police say they are continuing to investigate the incident, which sent multiple men to hospital.

On April 21, officers were called to a home just after 9:30 p.m. for reports of shots fired before they found two victims inside a house — a 26-year-old Milton man and a 19-year-old Kitchener man.

A 26-year-old Brampton man suffering from gunshot wounds was also later found nearby and all of them were taken to hospital with serious and critical injuries.

Police said a group was allegedly behind a home invasion that led to the exchange of gunfire and that two men who went into the home were among those sent to hospital.

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The Brampton man was also charged in connection with the incident.

Police say the shootings remain under investigation and are asking anyone with information to call 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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