Suspect charged with attempted murder after shooting

Windsor Police Service News Update
June 3, 2023
Case #: 23-58593
Suspect charged with attempted murder after shooting

The Windsor Police Service has arrested and charged a suspect with attempted murder following an investigation into a shooting in the city’s east end. 

On June 2, 2023, at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers responded to a shots-fired call in the 1700 block of Jefferson Boulevard. Once on scene, officers located a 31-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. The victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Through their investigation, officers learned that the victim and the suspect, a 40-year-old male, were involved in an argument when the suspect pulled out a firearm and shot the victim. 

The suspect initially fled in a vehicle, but returned to the scene shortly afterward and was immediately taken into custody.

Christopher Poole, of Windsor, is charged with:

  • Attempt murder
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes 
  • Unlicensed possession of a restricted weapon 
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited

This remains an ongoing investigation. Investigators urge people in the area to review their surveillance or dash cam footage for evidence around the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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