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Arrest in Shooting Investigation,
Islington Avenue and Bergamot Avenue,
Yusuf Abdullahi Yusuf, 26

Broadcast time: 08:00
Thursday, August 1, 2019

23 Division

Case #: 2019-1307337

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest made in a shooting investigaiton.

It is alleged that:

- on Friday, July 12, 2019 at approximately 10:45 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot multiple times in the area of Islington Avenue and Bergamot Avenue

- the man sustained non-life threatening injuries

The Toronto Police Service West Gun Violence Suppression Unit commenced an investigation. On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, a search warrant was executed in the area of Martin Grove Road and Eglinton Avenue West.

Yusuf Abdullahi Yusuf, 26, of Toronto has been arrested.

1. Discharge Firearm with Intent to Endanger Life
2. Use Firearm Carelessly
3. Possess Loaded Regulated Firearm
4. Possess Restricted/Prohibited Firearm Without Holding a Licence and Registration Certificate
5. Possess Ammunition while Prohibited
6. two count of Breach of Probation

He is scheduled to appear at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 10 a.m.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Kevin Moore, West Gun Violence Suppression Unit