Police Continue Investigation into Poplar Ave Incident

Sault Police Services can be seen on scene near YMCA, May 11, 2021 (Dan Gray/SaultOnline.com)

On May 11, 2021 around 7:00 p.m. officers responded to a report of gunfire in the 200 block of Poplar Avenue.

Upon arrival officers secured the scene and determined a male suspect fired a gun in the area.

During the investigation officers were able to identify the suspect vehicle. Ontario Provincial Police located the vehicle at a business in the 0-100 block of Trunk Road but it fled the area at a high rate of speed. Sault Ste. Marie Police officers were able to locate the vehicle on May 12, 2021 in the 600 block of MacDonald Avenue and it was seized.

The investigation has determined this is not a random act of violence as the people involved are known to each other. The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information about the incident you are urged to contact Sault Ste. Marie Police at 705-949-6300.


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