Gurpreet Araich of Brampton charged with two counts of attempted murder

PEEL Regional Police’s investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested Gurpreet Araich, 41, of Brampton in a double shooting in the City of Brampton.

On Thursday, April 12, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Peel Regional Police attended the area of Pergola Way and Clementine Drive for a report of a shooting. Officers attended and located a male and female victim, suffering from obvious signs of trauma.

A 73-year-old male victim and a 42-year-old female victim, both from Brampton, were transported to a Toronto trauma centre and are currently in serious but stable condition.

On Friday, April 13, investigators arrested and charged Araich for two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault and numerous firearms-related charges.

The victims and the accused are known to each.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses, dash-cam video, surveillance video, or anyone who may have information concerning this investigation to contact investigators with the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting