2 dead, 2 in hospital after suspected targeted shooting in Oakville

WATCH: Halton Regional Police are investigating what they believe to be a targeted shooting in Oakville early Saturday. Four people were shot, two fatally. The other two remain in hospital. As Morganne Campbell reports, police are searching for suspects and a motive.

OAKVILLE — Police say two people are dead and two others are in hospital after a shooting early Saturday morning in Oakville.

Halton Regional Police say they got the call around 3:10 a.m.

They say officers dispatched to a commercial business in an industrial area found one male victim who was pronounced dead at the scene.


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Police say a second victim was pronounced dead in hospital, while two other people were being treated for unspecified injuries.

Investigators say it appears to have been a targeted shooting, but offered no further information.

Neighbours in the area told Global News they were shocked to hear of the shooting, saying the area is normally quiet and safe.

On Sunday, police identified the deceased as 43-year-old Afheed Rehmtulla and 34-year-old Kareem Wade. Officers said the other victims were expected to recover.

Kareem Wade, 34.

Kareem Wade, 34.

Handout / Halton Regional Police
Afheed Rehmtulla, 43.

Afheed Rehmtulla, 43.

Handout / Halton Regional Police

— With files from Ryan Rocca

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