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“To date, there have been 12 shootings in Brantford, with four fatalities,” said the chief. “I believe that you have already reported that the rate of shootings in Brantford is twice that of Toronto – this is true.

“Generally speaking, these 12 shooting incidents were not random criminal acts, the persons involved are believed to be entrenched within criminal and high-risk lifestyles and in most cases there were known to each other,” Nelson said.
Someone on FB made the observation that S. Ont has had more gang related killings this year than the entire U.S.
That's unsubstantiated of course, but if true the authorities would obfuscate