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Police searching for suspects after male shot, woman assaulted in Peterborough

Police in Peterborough continue to investigate a shooting in the area of Edison Avenue.

According to police, officers were dispatched to the area on Tuesday (July  9) around 11:30 p.m.

“It was reported that two unknown males had attended outside an Edison Avenue residence where an altercation occurred. During the incident a woman was assaulted and a male sustained a gunshot wound,” reads a media release from police.

“Following the incident the two suspects fled the area. Both victims were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.”

The first suspect is described as Caucasian, approximately 6’2”, with a thin build. He was wearing a grey hoodie and grey track pants.

The second suspect is described as Caucasian and approximately 5’9” to 5’10”. He was also wearing a hoodie

“The area was initially closed off for the investigation but has since re-opened. Police are no longer on scene but the investigation continues. This appears to be an isolated incident,” the media release reads.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or

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