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Man arrested in Attempt Murder/Police Pursuit investigation,
Kristian Jarvis, 31



Broadcast time: 16:44
Thursday, June 29, 2017

31 Division
416-808-3100

Case #: 2017-1153308


The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in an Attempt Murder/Police Pursuit investigation.

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 2:11 a.m., officers responded to a call for a shooting on Herzberg Gardens.

It is alleged that:

- a man discharged a firearm at another man

- the intended victim was not injured

- the suspect made good his escape

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 5 a.m., officers responded to a call for a carjacking in the Finch Avenue West and Keele Street area.

It is further alleged that:

- the same man went to this area

- he stole a car

- he drove that car to an address on Murray Ross Parkway

- he attempted to rob another man of his car at gunpoint

- he was not successful

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 6:15 a.m., officers responded to a call for a robbery on Norfinch Drive.

It is further alleged that:

- the same man tried to rob another man of his car

- he displayed a firearm

- there was an altercation

- the victim was pistol-whipped, sustaining injuries

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at approximately 6:25 a.m., officers responded to another call for a Person with a Gun in the Norfinch Drive and Steeles Avenue West area.

It is further alleged that:

- the same man approached a 53-year-old woman sitting in her car

- he discharged a firearm at her

- she sustained life-threatening injuries

- she was taken to hospital

- the man fled the area in her car with officers in an unmarked car following him

- he discharged his firearm at the officers

- he continued to flee from police, north along Highway 400

- officers from several GTA police services assisted in an attempt to stop him

- at one point, he stopped the stolen car to shoot at police again

- he eventually stopped and surrendered to police

Kristian Jarvis, 31, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1) six counts of Attempt Murder
2) Unauthorized Possession of a Loaded Firearm
3) four counts of Discharging Firearm with Intent
4) five counts of Weapons Dangerous
5) two counts of Theft of Motor Vehicle
6) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
7) three counts of Armed Robbery
8) six counts of Assault with a Weapon
9) Occupy Motor Vehicle with a Firearm
10) Possess Firearm Knowing its Possession is Prohibited
11) Carry Concealed Weapon
12) Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
13) Flight While Pursued by Police
14) Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle

He appeared in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, June 29, 2017, 10 a.m., room 306.


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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Mario Cantenaccio, 31 Division