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Young Person Wanted in Shooting Investigation,
Judicial authorization obtained to identify young person,
(Name removed), 17, wanted on warrant,
Judicial authorization expires Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 6 p.m.,
(Photo removed)



Broadcast time: 21:45
Friday, October 9, 2020

Organized Crime Enforcement
416-808-7350


The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance locating a 17-year-old boy wanted in a Shooting Investigation.

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at approximately 6:10 p.m., the Toronto Police Service received a call for a shooting in the Mount Olive Drive and Kipling Avenue area.

It is alleged that:

- at least six armed suspects attended a residential community in the Mount Olive Drive and Kipling Avenue area

- the suspects entered the residential community on foot, brandishing firearms

- the suspects then opened fire on citizens who were outside

- two victims were struck by gunfire

- the suspects fled on foot and got into a white Mazda SUV and a silver Nissan sedan

- the suspects were last seen travelling east on Mount Olive Drive

- the two victims were taken to hospital where they were treated for their injuries

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at approximately 7:40 p.m., the Toronto Police Service received a call for a shooting in the Shoreham Drive and Shoreham Court area.

It is alleged that:

- at least four armed suspects attended a residential community in the Shoreham Drive and Shoreham Court area

- the suspects entered on foot, brandishing firearms

- they then opened fire on citizens who were outside

- three victims were struck by gunfire

- the suspects fled on foot and got into a white Mazda SUV

- they were last seen travelling east on Shoreham Drive

- the three victims were taken to hospital where they were treated for their injuries

Police obtained judicial authorization to identify a Young Person. The judicial authorization will expire on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 6 p.m.

Police have identified (name removed), 17, as a suspect involved in both shootings. A warrant for his arrest has been obtained by police for his involvement in these shootings.

(Name removed) is also now suspected of being involved in a series of shootings on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

His photo has been released. (Photo removed)

Police are appealing for information from the public that may lead to his arrest.

There are others involved in these shooting who have not yet been identified and these remain active investigations.

(Name removed), is believed to be armed and dangerous, do not approach. If seen call 9-1-1 immediately.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, 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 or Google Play.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Peter Hart, Organized Crime Enforcement