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Man killed by arrow while on his morning walk

By Mason White 2:44 PM October 8, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A man of Canada, went out for his morning walk, but never returned home after he was hit by an arrow.

Police in Waterloo, Ontario, are investigating a suspicious death, which took place on Monday about 7:00 a.m. in the area of ​​Margaret Avenue.

Police were called after the man suffered life-threatening injuries of an arrow in the chest. The emergency service personnel transported the man to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Police have notified the family of the victim, and have identified him as 60-year-old Michael F. Gibbon. His family said that Gibbon was out on his usual morning walk when he was shot with the arrow.

The police said that his death is being treated as a homicide as the injuries were not self inflicted. Police have released a sketch of the man they are looking for in connection with the suspicious death.

The suspect is described as six feet tall, with a muscular build, olive complexion and dark eyes.

“These types of incidents bring trepidation and uncertainty,” Chief Bryan Larkin said.

He added that officers are doing a thorough investigation and they are committed to restoring a sense of calm in the community.