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Man wanted in a Shooting investigation,
Yonge Street and Gerrard Street West area,
Joseph Boachie, 22,
Photograph released,



Broadcast time: 09:16
Monday, April 30, 2018

52 Division
416-808-5200

Case #: 2018-592721


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

It is reported that:

-On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at approximately 1:30 a.m., police responded to a shooting in the area of Yonge Street and Gerrard Street West

- responding officers located a woman with a single gunshot wound to the leg and a man with multiple gunshot wounds

- both were taken to hospital where they received treatment for their injuries

Further investigation has identified the person responsible for the shooting as Joseph Boachie, 22, of Toronto. He is wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant for:

1. Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
2. Carry Concealed Weapon
3. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
4. Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
5. Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime Under
6. Unauthorized Possession of Firearm CC
7. Possession of a Firearm/Ammunition Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
8. Pointing a Firearm
9. Discharge Firearm with Intent
10. Aggravated Assault
11. Assault with a Weapon
12. Posses Firearm While Prohibited

His photograph is attached.

He is to be considered armed and dangerous. If located do not approach, call 9-1-1.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable James Jameson, 52 Division




Man wanted in a Shooting investigation,
Yonge Street and Gerrard Street West area,
Joseph Boachie, 22,
Photograph released,



Joseph Boachie, 22,
Wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant for multiple firearm offences
Above: Joseph Boachie, 22, Wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant for multiple firearm offences