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Posted Saturday, August 13, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Homicide Unit are seeking witnesses after a fatal shooting in the City of Vaughan.
On Saturday, August, 2022, at approximately 8:05 p.m., York Regional Police responded to a commercial plaza in the area of Highway 27 and Langstaff Road for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene they located one victim with gunshot wounds.
A male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The suspect(s) fled the scene prior...

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Posted Friday, August 12, 2022

The York Regional Police Homicide Unit continues to seek suspects and witnesses following a double shooting at a cemetery in the City of Richmond Hill.
On Thursday, August 11, 2022, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police responded to reports of multiple shots fired at the Toronto Muslim Cemetery, located at 13076 Leslie Street. When officers arrived, they located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.
A 26-year-old male was transported to hospital in life-threatening...

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Posted Thursday, August 11, 2022

The York Regional Police Homicide Unit is seeking suspects and witnesses following a double shooting at a cemetery in the City of Richmond Hill.
On Thursday, August 11, 2022, at approximately 3:35 p.m., police responded to reports of multiple shots fired at the Toronto Muslim Cemetery, located at 13010 Leslie Street. When officers arrived, they located two male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.
A 26-year-old male was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition...

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Posted Thursday, August 11, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau have arrested seven people in connection with a shooting that occurred in the City of Richmond Hill.
On August 10, 2022, at 11:20 p.m., officers responded to a hotel in the area of Yonge Street and Meadowview Avenue for a report of a fight. When police arrived on scene, they learned that a male victim had been injured with a gunshot wound and made his own way to hospital, on his own, suffering...

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Posted Thursday, August 11, 2022

Investigators with the York Regional Police Financial Crimes Unit are warning the community of an increase in fraud schemes targeting elderly and vulnerable citizens.
York Regional Police have seen an increase in reports from citizens across the region who have reported being a victim of a scam known as the grandparent scam or emergency scam. Since August 4, 2022, 13 incidents have been reported and more than $50,000 has been lost. Many of these reports have come from residents...

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