Man, woman killed in shooting in Brantford: police

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Brantford Police say two people were killed in a shooting on Park Road South in Brantford on Thursday morning.

Police say they were called to a home just before 8 a.m. for a report of the shooting.

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Officers arrived and found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police say the pair were treated by emergency service personnel but succumbed to their injuries on scene.

Brantford police spokesperson Shane Siebert confirmed to Global News that the deceased are Larry Reynolds, 64, and Lynn VanEvery, 62.

“We do not believe at this time, this was a random act of violence,” said Siebert who went on to say that the relationship of the two victims was not yet determined and is still “part of the investigation.”

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Siebert also confirmed the discovery of a suspect vehicle.

“As a result of the investigation, a vehicle was identified as being seen in the area at the time of the incident,” Siebert said, “That vehicle was later located on Rowanwood Ave.”

Police say these are the third and fourth homicides in Brantford this year.

The city has seen 12 shootings with 11 victims hit by bullets, according to Siebert.

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