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1 dead, 2 in custody after shooting inside Milton home, police say

Homicide detectives from the Halton Regional Police Service are investigating a fatal shooting inside a Milton home that happened early Sunday. A male is dead and two suspects are in custody, police said. (Jeremy Cohn/CBC - image credit)
Homicide detectives from the Halton Regional Police Service are investigating a fatal shooting inside a Milton home that happened early Sunday. A male is dead and two suspects are in custody, police said. (Jeremy Cohn/CBC - image credit)

A male is dead and two other people are in custody after a shooting inside a Milton home on Sunday, Halton police say.

The shooting happened in a home on Gibson Crescent. Police were called to the home for a report of gunshots at about 5 a.m.

According to police, two males went to the home and a number of shots were fired inside. When police arrived, they found one of the males dead. A second person and a resident have been arrested.

"The shooting was isolated to the home and appears to be targeted," police said in a news release on Sunday.

Nearby residents should expect a police presence in the area as homicide detectives continue to investigate, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.