Police investigating man’s death

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Brantford Police Service has confirmed a man died after being injured on New Year’s Day.

Sgt. Michael Sciberras could not disclose how the adult male victim died, but a press release called his death suspicious.

Officers responded to the scene at St. Paul Avenue and Terrace Hill Street at 5:35 p.m. Police locked down the nearby Brantford General Hospital during the investigation.

The victim later died, reportedly from a gunshot wound.

“The Brantford Police do not believe that there is any risk to the public as a result of this incident,” read a police statement.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Amber Jackson of the Major Crime Unit at 519-756-7050 extension 2271 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.

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