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UPDATE: Man wanted in April shooting arrested in Kitchener

He has been charged with attempted murder
Justin Orr, 36, of Kitchener, has been charged with attempted murder, failing to comply with judicial release, and possession of firearm contrary to a prohibition order.

UPDATE: A man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in relation to a late-April shooting in Kitchener has been arrested.

On Saturday, June 1, Waterloo Regional Police located and arrested Justin Orr in the area of Victoria Street North and Frederick Street.

Orr is charged with attempted murder, failure to comply with a judicial release and possession of a firearm contrary to a prohibition order in relation to a shooting in the area of Mill Park Drive and Green Valley Drive on April 30.

“There are no outstanding parties in relation to this investigation,” said police in a news release.

Original story below:

Waterloo Regional Police have arrested one male and issued a Canada-wide warrant for a second male wanted in connection to an ongoing shooting investigation.

On April 30, at approximately 12:40 p.m., police responded to reports of an injured male in the area of Mill Park Drive and Green Valley Drive in Kitchener.

Upon arrival, police located a 35-year-old male with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an out-of-region hospital with serious injuries.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, on May 28, members of WRPS’ General Investigations Unit, with the assistance the Emergency Response Team (ERT), completed a search warrant at a residence in Kitchener and arrested one individual.

A 39-year-old Kitchener male was arrested and charged with Accessory After the Fact and held in police custody for a bail hearing.

Investigators from WRPS’ Major Crime Unit and General Investigations Unit have identified a second individual wanted in connection to this shooting investigation.

Justin Orr, 36, from Kitchener, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for Attempt Murder, Fail to Comply with Judicial Release, and Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order.

Orr was last seen on May 22  in the areas of Cedar Street North and Fergus Avenue in Kitchener.

He is considered armed and dangerous. If seen, please do not approach him but call 9-1-1 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777, extension 6370.

Anonymous information can be provided to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or online at