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Firearm Discharge investigation,
Yorkdale Mall,
Isaac Stafford now arrested

Broadcast time: 10:30
Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Unit: 32 Division
Phone: 416-808-2510
Case #: 2021-1647944

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest made in a shooting investigation.

The incident happened on Sunday, August 29, 2021, inside of Yorkdale Mall.

It is alleged that:

- two groups of individuals were involved in an altercation

- shots were exchanged between both groups

- officers arrived immediately on scene, and with the assistance of mall security, were able to arrest one man nearby

- a loaded Glock-19 firearm was recovered as well as ammunition

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Isaac Stafford, 23, of Toronto, was arrested in the Greater Sudbury area. He is charged with:

1) Discharge Firearm with Intent

He remains in custody and the Toronto Police Service is making arrangements for the transfer of custody to face the charge.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2510, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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.

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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications