OPP appealing for witnesses after shooting on Highway 400 near Barrie

The driver said he heard popping sounds as two vehicles sped past him

Aurora OPP is investigating reports of a shooting that took place on Highway 400 near Barrie.

Police received a call from a driver around 11 p.m. on Sunday indicating his vehicle had been shot at.

OPP say the driver was in the southbound lanes between Mapleview Drive and Innisfil Beach Road and heard popping sounds as two vehicles sped past him.

Officers say they inspected the vehicle and located what they believed to be bullet holes in the rear of the vehicle. Investigators were able to find a bullet fragment from within the man’s vehicle.

The two vehicles that sped by the victim are described as an SUV and a sedan.

Anyone who witnessed the event or has dashcam video from the area between 10:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. to contact Aurora OPP at 905-841-5777.

Images provided by – OPP Highway Safety Division