Brockville Police investigating homicide on Cedar Street
The Brockville Police Service building. (mykemptvillenow.com staff)
The Brockville Police Service is investigating a homicide. Officers were called out to a disturbance on Cedar Street, between Church and Abbott Street, last night around 9:55pm.
Police and EMS found a male victim with serious injuries upon arrival. The man did not survive, despite the efforts of officers and paramedics attending.
Members of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) were called in and learned the other person involved in the altercation had gone into a nearby residence. An ERT negotiator was able to make contact with the suspects, leading to a safe surrender to police.
Detectives and members of the Forensic Identification Unit, assisted by the OPP East Region Identification Unit, continue to investigate at this time.
Anyone who was in the area of Cedar Street between the hours of 9:30pm and 10:30pm is asked to contact the Brockville Police Service by calling 613-342-0127.