Thursday, 25 April, 2019

Crossbow hitman posed as delivery man

Suspect posing as delivery man shot woman with concealed crossbow, police say Mississauga woman was shot with crossbow by suspect posing as deliveryman: police
Jeannette Daniel | 17 April, 2019, 10:38

Moments later, the 44-year-old victim opens her door and the two of them exchange words briefly before the attacker fires a large arrow from the crossbow he had hidden in the box.

After a brief conversation, the suspect allegedly shot the victim with an arrow using a crossbow that was concealed inside of the box. The weapon was never removed from the package during the attack.

'Comments that were made to the victim by the suspect indicate that the victim was targeted and that the suspect may have carried out the attack at the request of another individual. Heather Ramore during the press conference. She was transported to a trauma centre and spent several months in hospital.

Authorities declined to describe what was said in the conversation or reveal the victim's name out of concern for her safety. "It involved damage to a lot of her internal organs", Kettles said. "She'll be in a recovery phase for the rest of her life". In the video from the evening of November 7, 2018, a man wearing a distinctive ball cap and hoodie holds the front of a large cardboard box with one gloved hand, the other hidden behind the package. Although clip provided by police does not show the attack itself, the suspect can be seen running away as the front door slams shut.

The weapon used in the attack, Ramore said, is "commonly used by hunters to kill large game, such as moose and deer".

The following day, detectives descended on the victim's home and to collect "evidence of the crime", including the arrow police believe woman was wounded by and the home security footage.

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The victim later told police she got a "direct look" at the suspect, but did not recognize him.

Police have not released a motive for the attack.

"We don't know at this point how many people may have been involved in orchestrating this", Det.

A high-powered crossbow of the type used in the attack, on November 4, 2018.

In the surveillance video, the suspect's face is not covered, but the person is wearing a hat and possibly another head cover, as well as a glove.

Police are also searching for information on a dark-coloured pickup truck that may have been used as a getaway vehicle, arriving in the neighbourhood minutes before and fleeing minutes after the attack.

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