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Shot Fired Update: 27 Year Old Facing Attempt Murder Charge

(OXFORD COUNTY, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), with assistance of the Brantford Police Service and Six Nations Police Service, have made an arrest in connection with an incident at a Thames Street South, Ingersoll address.

Police responded on February 7, 2020 after a firearm was discharged. A victim was taken to hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.

On February 8, 2020 police arrested and charged Forest Reginald WHITLOW, 27-years-old of Six Nations of The Grand River Territory, with the following offences:

  • Attempted murder,
  • Robbery with a Firearm (two counts),
  • Dangerous Driving,
  • Possession of Stolen Property Over $5,000 (two counts), and
  • Arson.

The accused is being held in custody and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Woodstock, Ontario for a bail hearing on Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

“The OPP would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the community, media outlets and the officers with the Branford Police Service and Six Nations Police Service that assisted in bringing this incident to a successful resolution.”

The investigation remains ongoing and further updates will be provided when available.

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