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Male in hospital following Kitchener shooting (update)

A 65-year-old Kitchener man is now in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries - wounded in what police believe was a targeted shooting incident
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Regional police continue to investigate a reported shooting in the Weber Street East and Kinzie Avenue area of Kitchener. 

It was on Thursday around 6:45 a.m. that police received a report that a person had been shot in the area. 

Shortly after arrival, officers located a 65-year-old man from Kitchener suffering from a gunshot wound. That man was taken to an out-of-region hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Investigators have since indicated that the shooting is believed to be a targeted incident. 

Police have warned that there will be an increased police presence in the Weber & Kinzie area throughout the day as detectives canvass.

Anyone with information that could assist police in their investigation is asked to contact them or Crime Stoppers. 

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