Breaking News – Numerous OPP Resources Including Nuclear and Explosives Response Team Investigating Shooting

In Crime, Editor Choice, Police Blotter

The Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is now investigating a shooting.

The incident had initially been under investigation by the Cobourg Police Service, after it was reported that a male had been dropped off at a local hospital in the early morning hours of March 7, 2023. He was suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

The victim has been identified and is currently in stable condition.

As part of this investigation, there was an increased police presence in the Shearer Point Road area in Roseneath. Police resources included the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit, Urban Search and Rescue – Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives Response Team, Central Region Emergency Response Team, Central Region Forensic Identification Services, Digital Forensics, Northumberland and Peterborough OPP Crime Unit, Peterborough Northumberland Community Street Crime Unit and the Provincial Liaison Team.

This investigation continues under the direction of the OPP’s Criminal Investigation Branch.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Northumberland OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

If you were in the area of Roseneath during the early morning hours of March 7, 2023, you are asked to upload any dashcam or video camera footage to the following URL:

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. You can also submit information online at

Pete Fisher
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