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Young Person wanted in shooting investigation,
Judicial authorization obtained to name Young Person,
(Name removed)
Photograph of Young Person released,
Authorization expires Sunday, December 10, 2017, 5 p.m.,
Young Person arrested on December 7, 2017,
Authorization to identify Young Person expired,
Name, photograph removed,
Photograph/name can no longer be published/broadcast



Broadcast time: 17:50
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

55 Division
416-808-5500

Case #: 2017-3120914


The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance locating a wanted Young Person.

On Sunday, December 3, 2017, at approximately 6:46 a.m., officers responded to a call for a shooting in the Woodfield Road and Gerrard Street East area.

It is alleged that:

- a group of males approached a home

- they intentionally shot into the house

- they fled the area

A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested. They have been charged with:

1) Discharge Firearm with Intent to Wound or Endanger Life
2) Intimidation
3) Mischief Endangering Life
4) Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm Knowing Unauthorized
5) Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
6) Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
7) Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device
8) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
9) Fail to Comply with Undertaking
10) Fail to Comply with Recognizance

Investigators have identified the third suspect as (name removed), 15, of Toronto. He is wanted for:

1) Discharge Firearm with Intent to Wound or Endanger Life
2) Intimidation
3) Mischief Endangering Life
4) Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm Knowing Unauthorized
5) Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
6) Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
7) Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device
8) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
9) Fail to Comply with Undertaking
10) Fail to Comply with Recognizance

He is described as 5'5"-5'8", brown hair and eyes.

He is dependent on certain medications. He has not taken these lifesaving medications for a number of days.

Police are concerned for his safety.

He is considered armed, violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Judicial authorization has been obtained to name a Young Person for whom an arrest warrant has been issued. That authorization prohibits any publication which identifies, or would tend to identify him, after it expires, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Marc Bower, 55 Division