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SUSPECTS AND WITNESSES SOUGHT FOLLOWING SHOOTING IN RICHMOND HILL

Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2020

 

Investigators with the York Regional Police #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are seeking a suspect and witnesses following a shooting that occurred in the City of Richmond Hill.

On Sunday, June 28, 2020, at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers responded to a café, on Yonge Street just north of Oxford Street, for a report of a man who was shot. When officers arrived, they located the victim, a 25-year-old man from the City of Vaughan, who was taken to hospital for treatment of his non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators learned that the victim was outside in the parking lot when he was shot by a male suspect described as male white, approximately 5”10”, brown, buzz-cut hair and wearing a blue PPE mask. The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.  

Officers are asking any witnesses who may have been in the area at the time who have not yet spoken to police to please come forward. Investigators are also seeking any video surveillance from the area or anyone that may have captured dashcam video on the roadways in the area of any of the incidents.

York Regional Police is asking residents and business owners in our community to partner with us in community safety by signing up for the new Security Camera Registry. The Security Camera Registry gives members of the community the option to let York Regional Police know they have installed residential or commercial security cameras, which may assist police if a crime later occurs in that area.

 With just a couple of clicks, you can make your neighbourhood a safer place. Participants can visit yrp.ca/RegisterMyCam and complete the brief online registration form to add their cameras to the registry. Upon completing the form, participants will also be asked to verify their email address in order to complete the registration.

This 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, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.