(UPDATE) Woman airlifted to hospital following shooting in downtown Barrie

City provided an update Saturday regarding a shooting Friday in downtown Barrie where a woman was injured and airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre.

Barrie police say they were called to the area of Dunlop and Mulcaster Streets just before 5:00 p.m. for the reported shooting.

They say a 59-year-old woman sustained serious injuries but is in non-life-threatening condition after being sent down to Toronto.

Around 9 p.m., two police cruisers were parked at the back of a Dunlop Street East building in a parking lot known as Lakeshore Mews on Simcoe Street near Mulcaster.

Yellow police tape was strung across the entrance to a large alley between two buildings.

The investigation remains ongoing.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police,” officers wrote in a release. “Further details will be permitted as the investigation permits.”

Police add there is no risk to public safety.

Images – Michael Chorney – At the Scene Photography

– With files from Will Konken (Barrie 360)

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