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Man, 27, faces three charges in Discharge Firearm and
Administer Noxious Substance investigation,
King Street West and Brant Street,
Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, outstanding, photographs released



Broadcast time: 10:05
Thursday, April 20, 2017

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 17-487787


The Toronto Police Service is seeking the public's assistance locating a man involved in a shooting investigation.

On Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 2:30 a.m., police responded to a radio call for a shooting at King Street West and Brant Street.

It is alleged that:

- two 26-year-old men were involved in a physical altercation with two other men

- during the altercation, one man produced a handgun and pointed it at the two 26-year-old men

- the other man than pepper-sprayed one of the 26-year-old men

- the man with the handgun fired it into the air

- the two men fled the area

- no one was struck by the discharged firearm

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Tharshan Balasingam, 27, of Toronto, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Administer Noxious Thing/Intent to Aggrieve Annoy
2) Assault with a Weapon
3) Possess Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace

He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Monday, May 15, 2017, 9 a.m.

A warrant has been issued for the man allegedly with the handgun. He has been identified as Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, of Brampton. He is wanted for:

1) Carry Concealed Weapon
2) two counts of Point Firearm
3) Possess Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace
4) Discharge Firearm being Reckless as to the Life or Safety of another Person
5) Possess Firearm without Holding a Licence

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Jason Lim, 14 Division Major Crime Unit




Man, 27, faces three charges in Discharge Firearm and
Administer Noxious Substance investigation,
King Street West and Brant Street,
Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, outstanding, photographs released



Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, wanted in shooting investigation
Above: Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, wanted in shooting investigation




Man, 27, faces three charges in Discharge Firearm and
Administer Noxious Substance investigation,
King Street West and Brant Street,
Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, outstanding, photographs released



Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, wanted in shooting investigation
Above: Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, wanted in shooting investigation




Man, 27, faces three charges in Discharge Firearm and
Administer Noxious Substance investigation,
King Street West and Brant Street,
Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, outstanding, photographs released



Security camera image of Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, wanted in shooting investigation
Above: Security camera image of Jayson Jeyakanthan, 25, wanted in shooting investigation