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Police investigating shooting incident in Waterloo (update)

A 21-year-old Waterloo man was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being found suffering from a gunshot wound
Waterloo Regional Police cruiser
CityNews file photo

Regional police continue to investigate a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday in Waterloo.

According to the service, officers responded to the area of Larch Street and Hickory Street West around 3:25 a.m. for reports that a person had been shot. 

Shortly after arrival, officers located a 21-year-old Waterloo man suffering from gunshot wounds. That man was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Police have indicated they believe the shooting incident was targeted in nature. 

Saturday saw an increased police presence in the Larch and Hickory area as detectives conducted a canvass of the area. 

The investigation is still ongoing - anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers. 

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