Windsor man facing first-degree murder charge following shooting
Published Sunday, March 19, 2017 12:47PM EDT
Last Updated Monday, March 20, 2017 7:00PM EDT
A Windsor man has been charged with first-degree murder following the shooting death of a 59-year-old man.
William Green, 53, was arrested Saturday and charged.
Police were called to the shooting on Elsmere Avenue just after midnight Saturday and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
The man was taken to hospital, but later succumbed to his injuries.
Green was arrested at the scene without incident.
The investigation revealed that the suspect and victim were known to each other.
Police also recovered a firearm from the property.
Residents in the neighborhood who spoke to CTV News said they were shocked by news. Some described the accused as a "respectful man" and a "very congenial, good neighbour."
The investigation continues.
This is Windsor's second homicide of 2017.