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Weapons - UPDATE 2 - Shots Fired at Thorold Nightclub

Posted on Friday January 12, 2018
UPDATE 2 - January 12, 2017
 
At approximately 4:45am on the morning of September 3, 2017, four males and one female were shot outside L8 nightclub in the City of Thorold.  These victims suffered significant injuries as a result.
 
The investigation has been assisted by nightclub employees, patrons and, other civilian witnesses. 
 
Investigators are aware that there were many patrons at the nightclub who have not yet been spoken to.  The investigators are asking that anyone who was present at L8 on the night of September 2nd and 3rd, 2017, to contact them. They would like to speak with everyone who was present at L8 whether they believe they witnessed the actual shooting or not. 
 
The investigators are also interested in speaking to any patrons or members of the public who may have photos or videos on their phones / mobile devices from L8 taken on the night of September 2, 2017 and/or into the early morning hours of September 3, 2017.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111, badge number 9104 or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222 TIPS (8477).
 
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UPDATE 1 - September 5, 2017
 
Detectives with St. Catharines 1-Distict Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) have identified two additional victims following an overnight shooting at a Thorold nightclub.
 
Both victims are being treated in hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.  Several vehicles in the parking lot were also damaged during the incident.
 
4 males and 1 female were shot in the incident which occurred at approximately 4:45am on Sunday September 3, 2017, at L8 nightclub in the City of Thorold.  All 5 victims sustained non-life threatening injuries.
 
Police are actively searching for 2 suspects who fled in a dark coloured sedan.
 
Highway 20 remains closed between Highway 58 and Thorold Townline Road while officers continue this investigation.
 
Any witnesses are asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111 ext. 4233
 
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Original Release - September 3, 2017
 
Three people have been injured after shots were fired at a nightclub in the City of Thorold.
 
At approximately 4:45am on Sunday September 3rd, 2017, Niagara Regional Police officers were called to L8 nightclub on Highway 20 with reports of gunshots in the area.
 
When officers arrived, investigation revealed shots had been fired from a vehicle leaving the area of club with three victims injured. They were all treated in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
 
Police are actively searching for 2 suspects who fled in a dark coloured sedan.
 
Highway 20 is closed between Highway 58 and Thorold Townline Road while officers continue this investigation.
 
Any witnesses are asked to contact detectives with 1 District Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) at (905) 688-4111 ext. 4233

Incident Number: 17-84009
Submitted By: Stephanie Sabourin
Approved By: Stephanie Sabourin

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