SIX NATIONS — OPP say they are assisting the Six Nations Police in an attempted murder investigation.
In a statement, OPP say on January 12 shortly after 4:00 a.m., Six Nations Police responded to a report of an injured male at a Sixth Line residence.
Police say that man was taken to hospital with injuries.
Earlier reporting says on that same day a man from the same location was taken to hospital with unknown head injuries that were later discovered to be a gunshot wound to the head.
Six Nations Police previously reported that a man with what was believed to be slash wounds to his head was being taken to hospital in a black Cadillac Escalade on Jan 12 at around 4:15 am.m.
Police then said the man was conscious but appeared to be intoxicated.
He was taken to hospital by ambulance and listed in stable condition.
Investigators then said the victim was involved in an altercation outside of Brando’s Bar in Brantford sometimes after 2:00 a.m. on January 12.
Six Nations residents reported several forensic and OPP vehicles in the area of 3018 Sixth Line.
SNP confirmed to TRT that OPP investigators were on scene to help with an investigation related to the man’s shooting.
SNP Staff Sergant David Smoke said there is no danger to the community nor the residents in the immediate area.
In a statement OPP called the shooting an “isolated incident” and say it remains under investigation.
Members of the public are asked to contact Six Nations Police Service at 519-445-2811 or OPP at 1-888-310-1122 with information.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.