SHOOTING: Drive By Shooting on Ware Road North

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Today around 5:00 pm hardworking officers with the Thunder Bay detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched to a call of shots fired in Ware Township.
A drive-by shooting happened where a home was targeted on Ware Road North / Jalava Road.
According to the home owner, They had just arrived home and someone on a side-by-side pulled up to the end of their driveway and started shooting at the home. Windows were smashed and holes were made in the side of the building. Children reside in the home. The homeowner said that they were driving up the road and that the side-by-side was driving irratically and they flipped the side-by-side driver “the bird”. The side-by-side then turned around and shot up the house.

The homeowner narrowly missed being shot as they were walking towards the window to see what was going on and who had stopped there. A school bus was in the area and a student was being dropped off at the time. The child ran and took cover when shots starting firing off. No injuries are believed to have been sustained.

The vehicle then fled the scene down Jalava road and escaped down a turkey-trail that leads towards Mapleward.
OPP media release below:

Shortly before 4:00 pm on October 15, 2019 members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a call for service involving the discharge of a firearm in WARE Township.

Officers attended the scene and conducted an investigation which is currently on going. A firearm was discharged at a residence. No injuries were sustained by the occupants of the residence.

The suspect is a lone person operating a side by side in the area of Auto Road and Ware North Road, possibly headed in the direction of One Island Lake

Members of the OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and the Thunder Bay area crime unit have been engaged to assist with the investigation.

There is no further concern for public safety at this time. It is believed that this is an isolated incident.

Members of the public are urged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122should they have any information regarding this incident. Anonymous information can be reported to Thunder Bay Area CRIMESTOPPERS by calling 1-800-222-8477.

This is a developing story and we will produce a follow-up article with new information once it is available.

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4 Replies to “SHOOTING: Drive By Shooting on Ware Road North”

  1. Obviously just another crackhead behind the wheel. So common in Dumpster Bay. Maybe he will wrap himself around a tree soon and save us some money. If people only knew 1 /1000th of what is really going on in this dump city they would be all be packing, have 30 locks on their doors and never drive in this town. And what is going on is only the appetizer. You aint seen nothing yet. The cops are on the loosing end of this battle. They are totally outnumbered. and at a disadvantage because of the judicial system. For every one they shake, another dozen take their place. The cops arrest them and the judges because of the piss poor laws let em go. And until the laws are changed dont hold your breath waiting for for any change.

  2. This is outright insanity. People could have easily been killed by this psycho.
    All I can say, is that I hope the asshole was on drugs. Otherwise, he’s truly nuts and beyond rehabilitation.
    Can’t help but wonder why this house was targeted? Seems unusual for even a nut to do something like this.
    Hope the OPP track this pr!ck down and nail him hard and I also hope the “justice” system doesn’t drop the ball come court time.

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