On the 29th of September 2017 around 12PM Smiths Falls Police responded to a call in the area of Parkland Court where a male was assaulted by a group of persons. There was an unconfirmed report that a handgun may have been involved. The suspects fled the area. A search was conducted with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police emergency response team and canine unit. As a precaution, schools in the area were locked down but were opened shortly after. The police investigation is continuing at this time.
The Smiths Falls Police Service urges anyone with further information regarding this incident, or similar incidents, to contact our service at 613-283-0357. Information may be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).