Shots heard in York

To The Haldimand Press

YORK—At approximately 8:46 a.m. on May 19, 2024 Haldimand OPP responded to an address near Highway 54 and Haldimand Road 9 in the village York to investigate a report of shots being fired in the vicinity.

As a result, shortly before 3 p.m., a 56-year-old individual was taken into custody. They were subsequently airlifted to a trauma centre by air ambulance with serious, non-life-threatening injuries due to the detonation of live ammunition in a fire.

There was no indication of a firearm being involved in the incident.

The OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) also assisted with the investigation.


The Haldimand County OPP Detachment extends its gratitude to the public for their patience and cooperation during the investigation.