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Posted on Monday October 26, 2020

Investigators with the #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau have charged two men following a shooting that occurred in the City of Markham.

On Friday, October 23, 2020, at 12:39 a.m., York Regional Police were called to a townhouse complex at 85 Henderson Avenue for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived they located a victim, a 36-year-old man from the City of Markham, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to hospital for treatment of his non-life-threatening injury.

Investigation revealed that there was an altercation outside of the townhouse complex. During the altercation one man was shot. Officers arrested two men at the scene and they have been charged.


  • O’Brian RAMGEET, 44, City of Markham


  • Attempt Murder
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Careless Use of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Prohibited Firearm With Ammunition
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Discharging Firearm With Intent
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Breach of Recognizance
  • Chevel Cassen ESCOFFERY, 23, City of Markham
  • Attempt Murder
  • Aggravated Assault

The firearm was not located and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7241, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at