17-year-old killed in Barrie, suspects outstanding: police


Police in Barrie, Ont., are searching for suspects in an apparent homicide investigation that has left a 17-year-old male dead.

In a video update Saturday afternoon, Barrie police spokesperson Peter Leon said emergency crews were called to a residence on River Ridge Road, near the intersection of Hurst Drive and Golden Meadow Road around 6 p.m. Friday.

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When crews arrived, they found the 17-year-old with a gunshot wound, Leon added.

He was pronounced deceased on scene, police said.

Investigators did not release any other information regarding the teen’s death or how many suspects are outstanding.

The Tactical Support and K9 units were called Friday evening to assist with the investigation, the statement added.

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Investigators said there are no concerns for public safety and the investigation is ongoing.

Meanwhile, the service appealed for witnesses to call Barrie police at 705-725-7025.

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