Windsor police investigate shots fired in Amherstburg

Windsor Police Service News Update
Thursday, October 12, 2023
Case #: 23-118954
Windsor police investigate shots fired in Amherstburg​

The Windsor Police Service Amherstburg Detachment is seeking the public’s help to identify a suspect in an ongoing shots fired investigation.

On October 12, 2023, shortly after 12 a.m., officers responded to a call involving shots fired in the 200 block of Hawthorne Cresent. Through investigation, officers determined that a number of shots were fired at a home. There were no known physical injuries reported as a result of the incident.

Members of our Amherstburg Criminal Investigations Division (CID) are investigating and believe it to be a targeted incident. 

Residents with surveillance or dashcam footage – particularly those who live in the 200 or 300 block of Hawthorne Cres. and the surrounding residential area – are asked to check for video evidence between 10 p.m. and 11:59 p.m. on October 11, 2023.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Amherstburg Criminal Investigation Division at 519-736-8559 ext. 230. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at​

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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