Police shut down parts of Edison Ave., McGill St. following south-end shooting

A man was shot and a woman was taken to hospital following an incident on Edison Ave. in Peterborough’s south end Tuesday night.

Peterborough police say to unknown males were outside an Edison Ave. home when an altercation happened at about 11:30 p.m.

The two suspects fled the scene.

Officers in tactical gear descended on the area, shutting down portions of McGill St. and Edison Ave. at Park St.  for several hours. Investigators, including members of the Forensic Identification unit, combed over the scene.

The blockade remained in place for several hours. Officers cleared the scene early Wednesday morning.

Police are still searching for the two suspects.

The first is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Male
  • Approximately 6’2”
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a grey hoodie and grey track pants

The second is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Male
  • Approximately 5’9” to 5’10”
  • Also wearing a hoodie

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

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