LaSalle Police Service Investigating Shooting on Eastbourne Avenue, LaSalle

The LaSalle Police Service is investigating after an adult male was shot in a residence in LaSalle. The incident took place on December 7th, just before 8:00 PM in the 1000 block of Eastbourne Avenue. The victim attended the front door to the residence and was confronted by a person with a firearm who immediately opened fire, causing the victim to suffer a gunshot wound. The injury did not appear to be life threatening and the victim is expected to fully recover.

The unknown suspect(s) fled the scene and has not yet been located or identified while the victim is not cooperating with the police investigation. Investigators are working diligently to obtain a description of, or identify the culprit(s) or any vehicles that may be associated. The LaSalle Police Service believes that this may have been a targeted incident and does not believe that there is any ongoing threat to public safety. This is a very active investigation and further details may be released at a future time.

Anyone with information about this occurrence is encouraged to contact the LaSalle Police Service immediately at 519 969-5210 or anonymous tips can be made at Crime Stoppers at 519 258-8477 or www.catchcrooks.com

Approved By: Staff Sergeant Jason WOODS