One dead, two injured in shooting in St. Catharines, Ont.

One person has died after a shooting early Sunday morning in St. Catharines, Ontario.

The Niagara Regional Police Department said officers responded to reports of a shooting near Pleasant Avenue and Lake Street about 3:40 a.m.

Officers found three victims at the scene. One person was pronounced dead, while two others were taken to hospital.

One of the two injured suffered serious injuries and was transported to a hospital outside the city for treatment. The second person is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The area in and around the shooting is currently closed to traffic as officers investigate and process the shooting scene.

Niagara Regional Police Service Homicide Unit has taken control of this investigation and is asking witnesses or anyone in the area with dashcam or surveillance footage of the incident to contact Det. Sergeant David Pierini at (905)-688-4111, choose option 3, extension. 1009134.

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