One person was taken to the hospital and one was taken into custody after a reported admission to the parking lot at The Home Depot in Peterborough on Wednesday morning.
The police advise people to avoid the Lansdowne Street West and Park Street area for their research.
One person has been taken to the nearby Peterborough Regional Health Center. The state of the victim is not known.
A witness tells CHEX News that the victim is a woman shot in the upper body.
Another witness who left the store at the time of the shooting said they heard "3 or 4 pops" and saw smoke near a car.
The witness said that an older man then placed a hand gun on the hood of the vehicle and stayed on the spot and was taken into custody.
The entire square and the parking lot are closed to the public. The police were called to the area around 8:15. They have dropped off a vehicle in the parking lot.
Police confirmed that one person is in custody. No other details have been provided.
More to come.
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