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Suspect sought in shooting investigation,
Thorncliffe Park Drive and Overlea Boulevard area

Broadcast time: 08:45
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Unit: 53 Division
Phone: 416-808-2510
Case #: 2022-414

The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance identifying a suspect in a shooting investigation.

On Saturday, January 1, 2022, at 1 a.m., officers responded to a call for a shooting in the Thorncliffe Park Drive and Overlea Boulevard area.

It is reported that:

- a group of young men were gathered at the rear of a building

- an unknown man approached them and pulled out a gun

- he fired several shots at the group

- a dark coloured SUV was seen leaving the area following the incident

Three boys, all under the age of 18, were injured and taken to hospital. One boy remains in hospital in critical condition.

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, for Detective Mark Tan, Gun and Gang Task Force - Centralized Shooting Response Team