Update: Barrie Cops Tracking Serial Pellet Gun Shooter

Twenty reports of damaged windows since mid-December

December 30

The Barrie Police Service says that, since this story ran on Friday, several more reports have come in, predating the incidences on the 15th, while a homeowner reports their home was hit by a pellet on Friday evening. This brings the number of known incidences to 20.

December 27

Barrie Police say someone armed with a slingshot or pellet gun has been taking aim at homes and vehicles in the city.

There have been 18 reports of damage to windows since December 15, including four last night. Reports have come from the northeast and southeast parts of the city but are becoming more widespread.

The projectile, pictured above in relation to a dime, is described as silver in colour, round, metallic and approximately 1 centimetre in diameter.

Anyone with information on these incidences is asked to contact Sergeant Don Moore of the Barrie Police Service Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2765, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.