Two shot with pellet gun in downtown Perth, OPP looking for suspect

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Lanark OPP say they are investigating an incident in downtown Perth where two people were assaulted.

Police say that on Wednesday, April 24, at about 8 p.m., officers were called to a parking lot on Gore Street, where two people had allegedly been shot with a pellet gun. Both victims are males in their mid-fifties.

Their injuries were minor, police say, however, one was transported to hospital for treatment.

Police say the culprit fled the scene, and they are currently looking for the suspect.

A second potential crime scene was located on Gore Street. Officers remained on the scene until Thursday, April 25 as part of the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lanark OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or find them online at

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