Eldon Township disturbance involving firearm being investigated

By Lindsay Advocate

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a disturbance in Eldon Township.

On April 12, at approximately 8:45 p.m., OPP officers responded to a disturbance call involving a firearm at a rural address in Eldon Township. Officers located a person on the property suffering from life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to a Toronto trauma centre.

The investigation remains ongoing with members of the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP Crime Unit, Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Forensic Identification Services (FIS), under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

There is no threat to public safety at this time, however police ask that the public avoid the area while the investigation continues.

Residents can expect to see an increase in police presence over the next few days and updates will be provided when available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment at

1-888-310-1122. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit your information online at khcrimestoppers.com. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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