The victim has been identified as Gerald Robert Male, a 37 year old resident of Brantford. A second male in a distraught state was located at the residence. This male has spoken with police and is not a suspect.
April 8, 2019 The Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit is continuing to investigate an incident at a William Street address as a homicide.
On Friday April 5, 2019 just after 11:30 p.m. the Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call about an assault and possible shooting at an address on William St. Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they found a male who was suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The Major Crime Unit is investigating this incident. Police are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Kevin Cabral at 519-756-0113 ext. 2206. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477.
Original Posting April 5 below:
On April 5, 2019 at approximately 11:30pm the Brantford Police responded to a report of a male that had been assaulted.
Officers attended an address on William Street and located a male suffering from serious injuries.
The male was transported to the Brantford General Hospital without vital signs and has since been pronounced dead. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The Brantford Police Service are investigating this as a homicide and no further information will be released at this time.
Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact Detective Cabral of the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113 ext. 2206.