Security Guard Fatally Shot at Pickering Casino

Pickering Casino Shooting: A security guard at a casino in Pickering was shot while doing his job and later died in the hospital.

The incident happened early on a Monday morning, and the police were called to the scene. They found the security guard inside the casino with gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital with serious injuries but sadly didn’t survive.

The security guard was identified as Michael Ferdinand, 34, who worked at the casino. The shooting took place inside the casino, and the suspects, a group of men and women, came armed and left immediately after the shooting. The police are still looking for them.

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According to Durham Police Sgt. Joanne Bortoluss, it doesn’t seem like the security guard was targeted specifically. He was just doing his job when he had an encounter with these individuals, who then shot him. The exact reason for the confrontation is still unknown.

The casino was evacuated after the incident, and the police are reviewing surveillance footage and talking to witnesses to understand what happened.

The casino and hotel were closed for investigation, but guests were allowed to come and go. The authorities are asking anyone with information to get in touch with the investigators.

As a result of this tragic incident, the Pickering Casino Resort, which is operated by Great Canadian Entertainment, temporarily closed its doors. They will inform the public when they plan to reopen.

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