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Public Assistance Sought in seven Shooting/Firearm Discharge Investigations,
Lawrence Heights Area,
Security Camera Video and Images



Broadcast time: 06:00
Thursday, August 1, 2019

33 Division
416-808-3300

Case #: 2019-1326279


The Toronto Police Service would like the assistance of the public in six shooting investigations in the area of Lawrence Heights in July 2019.

Case #2019-1326279

On Monday July 15, 2019, at approximately 4:47 p.m. officers responded to a sound of gunshots call at 36 Pengarth Court.

It is alleged that:

- the victims were sitting in an outdoor common area near the parking lot of Pengarth Court
- the suspects entered into Pengarth Court in a silver SUV and drove in a circle through the parking lot before parking
- the suspects exited the vehicle, approached the victims and fired several shots in the victims direction
- the suspect vehicle is described as a silver SUV, possibly an older model four-door Acura MDX with a sunroof, roof rack and silver stock rims

The suspects are described as:

Suspect #1: Male, 5’10 with a skinny build wearing a black sweater, grey pants and a baseball hat
Suspect #2: Male, black, skinny build, 6', wearing a white t-shirt, black bandana and grey shorts.

Security camera video from Pengarth Court can be viewed on Youtube.

Case #2019 – 1406355
On Friday, July 26, 2019, at approximately 2:38 p.m. officers responded to a shooting call in Tundra Lane and Varna Drive area.

- a construction crew located windows of a home had multiple bullet holes
- officers located seven bullet holes into two window panes
- the unit was vacant at the time of the shooting
- no victims have come forward at this time

Case #2019 - 1408369
On Friday, July 26, 2019 at approximately 7:10 p.m., officers responded to a sound of gunshots call at 88 Ridgevale Drive.

It is alleged that:

- the victim was walking westbound along Ridgevale Drive
- a black four-door Hyundai sedan with several occupants approached the victim and one or more of the occupants began shooting at the victim
- the suspect vehicle is described as a black four-door Hyundai sedan

Case #2019-1410266
On Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 12:56 a.m. officers responded to a shooting call in the area of Lawrence Ave. W. and Varna Dr.

It is alleged that:
- The victims were driving along Varna Drive near Lawrence Avenue West.
- The victim observed the suspect vehicle was a white coloured SUV driving northbound on Varna Drive.
- Muzzle flashes were observed from the passenger window.
- The suspects continued to fire multiple shots as the suspects drove past the victims.

Security camera video of suspect vehicle making a three-point turn can be viewed on Youtube.


Case #2019-1410267
On Saturday, July 27, 2019 at approximately 1:00 a.m. officers responded to a shooting call in the area of Bathurst St. and Lawrence Ave. W..

It is alleged that:
- the suspects from the incident just prior in Lawrence Heights were in the area of Lawrence Ave West and Bathurst Street
- gunfire was observed coming from the suspect vehicle directed at another vehicle with an ride-sharing driver with a passenger on board


Case #2019 – 1430858
On Monday, July 29, 2019 at approximately 11:51 p.m. officers responded to a shooting call in the area of Celt Avenue & Highland Hill.

It is alleged that:
- A vehicle was heard accelerating eastbound on Celt Avenue
- Approximately four to five gun shots were heard
- A dark-coloured sedan was observed making a thee-point turn then accelerating Eastbound on Celt Avenue


Case #2019 – 1431230
On Tuesday July 30th, 2019 at approximately 2:06 AM officers responded to a shooting call in the area of Ranee Ave. and Varna Drive.

It is alleged that:

- the victims were driving a vehicle in the Lawrence Heights area
- a dark-coloured truck started to follow the victims' vehicle
- as the victims approached Varna Drive and Ranee Avenue the truck pulled up beside them and started shooting
- the victims' vehicle was hit multiple times by gunshots.

Security camera video from Ranee Avenue and Varna Drive can be viewed on Youtube.

These investigations are ongoing and there may be more victims.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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.



Police Constable Robert Reid, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Lene Dahl Dyke, 33 Division




Public Assistance Sought in seven Shooting/Firearm Discharge Investigations,
Lawrence Heights Area,
Security Camera Video and Images



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Public Assistance Sought in seven Shooting/Firearm Discharge Investigations,
Lawrence Heights Area,
Security Camera Video and Images



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Above: Suspects from Pengarth shooting Case #2019-1326279




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Lawrence Heights Area,
Security Camera Video and Images



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Above: Suspect Vehicel from Pengarth shooting Case #2019-1326279




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Lawrence Heights Area,
Security Camera Video and Images



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Above: White SUV suspect vehicle involved in shooting Lawrence Ave. W. and Varna Dr. GO 2019-1410266




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Lawrence Heights Area,
Security Camera Video and Images



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Above: Black pickup truck suspect vehicle involved in shooting Ranee Ave. and Varna Dr. GO 2019-1431230