Search for suspect continues after shooting in Beaverton

Police continue to search for the individual responsible for allegedly shooting a 42-year-old Brock Township resident in Beaverton Monday night (June 29).

At approximately 7:20 p.m. Monday, Durham Regional Police were called to a residence near Thorah Concession Road 4 and Highway 12 in Beaverton after receiving reports that a man had been shot. When officers arrived they found a man with serious injuries from a gunshot wound. 

Police believe there was a verbal altercation between the individual shot and another male before the shooting.

The 42-year-old man from Brock Township was taken to a Toronto-area trauma centre via air ambulance with serious but non-life threatening injuries. 

Police say they searched the area for suspects, with negative results. Officers do not believe this was a random attack. 

There are no suspect descriptors available at this time, police say, and investigators are asking for the public’s help. 

Anyone with information regarding this shooting, including any surveillance footage from the area, is asked to contact D/Cst. Guthrie of the North Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2674.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca. Tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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