Big police presence in Kitchener after man dies of an arrow to chest

KITCHENER, Ont. — Police have increased their presence in a Kitchener, Ont., neighbourhood as they continue to search for clues following the death of a 60-year-old man who was found with an arrow in his chest outside a home. 

Waterloo Regional police say they were called to the neighbourhood around 7 a.m. at Margaret Ave. and Union St. where they found Michael Gibbon lying on the ground.

They say paramedics took him to hospital where he died.

Police say Gibbon’s injuries aren’t self-inflicted.

Investigators say they’re working around the clock, canvassing the neighbourhood and have set up a command post as part of their investigation.

Waterloo Regional police chief Bryan Larkin says the community is fearful and is pleading with the public for information.

Police say the risk to the public isn’t known, but are urging residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity.

The Canadian Press

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