ONTARIO’S Peel Regional Police announced on Thursday that they have arrested two men in relation to a homicide investigation in Brampton.
On Tuesday, October 12, at 12:54 a.m., emergency services received a call reporting a person had been shot at a plaza at Dixie Road and Peter Robertson Boulevard in the City of Brampton.
Emergency services located a man suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. He was transported to a trauma centre where he died as a result of his injuries.
The victim was identified as 36-year-old Amanjot Bains.
On October 20, investigators charged Zachary O’Gorman, a 22-year-old man from Brampton, with the alleged offence of first-degree murder.
Investigators have also charged Gurpreet Singh, a 29-year-old man from Brampton, with the alleged offence of accessory after the fact to murder.
They were both held for a bail hearing and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on October 21.
“Another fast paced investigation supported by the community, and professionalism of our Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau. Their commitment to providing answers to the family, friends and loved ones of the victim, Amanjot Bains, has led to this expeditious arrest and helps bring some closure in this tragic incident,” said Nick Milinovich, Deputy Chief of Investigative Services.
Anyone with information on this incident, surveillance video or dashcam, are asked to call investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at 905-453–2121, extension 3205. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.