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Three men wanted in shooting investigation,
Queen Street West and Close Avenue area



Broadcast time: 13:26
Thursday, November 23, 2017

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 2017-3042488


The Toronto Police Service requests assistance with a shooting investigation.

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at approximately 6:37 p.m., officers responded to a call for a shooting in the Queen Street West and Close Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- two men were walking down the street

- they were approached by a third man

- the third man produced a handgun and started shooting at the two men

- the two men also produced guns but were chased by the third man

- a 17-year-old female bystander sustained a minor injury, possibly from shrapnel

The third man, who shot at the two men, is described as dark completion, 15-20, slim build, short black hair, wearing white T-shirt, black long-sleeve zip-up sweater, dark pants, black shoes. He was armed with a handgun.

The first man shot at is described as tall, darker skin, late teens to early twenties, medium build, black hooded sweater, dark baggie pants with white pattern on the right back pocket, white shoes. He may be armed with a handgun.

The second man shot at is shorter than the first, darker skin, late teens to early twenties, medium build, black hooded sweater, dark pants, black-and-white shoes.

All three men are considered armed and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

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.


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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Yekaterina Galamiyeva, 14 Division