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Police investigate report of shooting near Driftwood Avenue and Yorkwoods Gate – Toronto CityNews

Toronto Police are investigating a shooting incident in the area of ​​Driftwood Avenue and Yorkwoods Gate. Police tweeted around 9:35 p.m. Tuesday that they had received a report of shooting in the area. When officers arrived, they found several gun shell casings at the scene. Witnesses told investigators a man was seen running toward a nearby vehicle, which is described as white and fitted with silver tires. In all, police said there appeared to be two people involved in the incident. The first suspect is described as a man with braided hair. He was seen wearing white pants and a white sweater. The second suspect is also male. He was seen wearing a black sweater, black jacket, and jeans. Police said they are continuing to investigate the incident. Anyone with information s...
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Toronto police investigate shooting allegedly involving tow truck – The Canadian News

Toronto police say they are investigating a shooting that allegedly involved a tow truck. Police said they were called to the Midland Avenue and Ellesmere Road area around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday to receive a report of shooting. When officers arrived shortly after, they found blood at the scene, but no victims or suspects. Witnesses told investigators that the shooter fled on a tow truck and that a victim left the scene in a black Range Rover SUV. Later, police said they left a man in a hospital with a gunshot wound. He's on the seriously injured list. It is unclear if the man at the hospital is related to the alleged shooting at Midland Avenue and Ellesmere Road. Investigators said they are dealing with multiple crime scenes. Anyone with information should contact the police dire...
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2 people found dead in West Hill apartment: police – Toronto CityNews

Toronto police are investigating after two people were found dead in a West Hill apartment early Sunday morning. Police tweeted around 12:37 am that they were called to the Lawrence Avenue and Morningside Avenue area for a "suspicious incident." Officers found the two deceased people at the scene. Police have not released any other information at this time.
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Man wanted for alleged arson near Danforth and Woodbine: police – Toronto CityNews

Toronto police are searching for a man they say is linked to an investigation of alleged arson and shenanigans. On July 11, police said they were called in for a report of a burning garage in the Woodbine Avenue and Danforth Avenue area. Damage to the structure was minor and there were no reports of injuries. Later that month, between July 20 and 22, police said "a man was seen peeling off a decal from the front window of the same building on three different occasions." The man reportedly left on foot. Police said they are looking for Roger Lemika of Toronto, 51, in connection with the alleged incidents. He is about six feet tall, weighs 210 pounds, and is slim. He also has brown eyes, short black hair, and a short beard. Investigators said they are seeking him for arson ...
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Man suffers fatal injuries in stabbing incident: police – Toronto CityNews

Toronto police are investigating a stabbing in the northwest of the city. Police said they were called around 10:22 p.m. Sunday to the Cherrylawn Avenue and Millport Drive area for a report that a person had been stabbed. The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. The circumstances surrounding the stabbing are currently unknown, but officers brought in police dogs to assist in the investigation. Anyone with information should contact the police directly. Tips can also be left anonymously to Crime Stoppers.
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Man injured in shooting near Weston Road and Sheppard Avenue West – Toronto CityNews

Toronto police are investigating a shooting that left a man seriously injured Sunday night. Police said they were called around 7 p.m. to the Weston Road and Sheppard Avenue West area for a report of a shooting. Officers found a man in his 20s with a gunshot wound. He was taken to hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Investigators said a vehicle with bullet holes was also found. Anyone with information should contact the police directly. Tips can also be left anonymously to Crime Stoppers.
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Police investigate ‘suspicious incident’ on Bluffer’s Park beach – Toronto CityNews

Toronto police are investigating what they call a "suspicious incident" after a body was pulled from Lake Ontario on the beach at Bluffer's Park on Saturday afternoon. Police said they were called around 5:30 pm after a body was seen in the water. Officers pulled a man out of the lake. He had no vital signs, police said. Investigators have not released any other information regarding this incident. Later that night, emergency services were again called to Bluffer's Park for a water rescue. This emergency call is not related to the previous investigation of the suspicious incident, police said.
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Two separate water rescues underway on Lake Ontario near Bluffer’s Park – The Canadian News

Two separate water rescues underway in Lake Ontario near Bluffer's Park - The Canadian News Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to personalize its online advertisements, and for other purposes. Learn more or change your cookie preferences. Rogers Media supports the principles of the Digital Advertising Alliance. By continuing to use our service, you agree to our use of cookies. We use cookies (why?) You can change your cookie preferences. Continued use of the site means consent. ...
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2 people injured after bus, car collides on Allen Road – The Canadian News

Toronto police are investigating after a boy and a woman were injured in a collision between a bus and a car Sunday night. Police said they were called around 6:10 pm to the Allen Road and Kennard Avenue area to report a collision. Paramedics said they transported a seriously injured woman and child to the hospital. Initial reports said the front of the vehicle was under the bus, but police said the incident is still under investigation. Part of Allen Road was closed for a time to allow crews to clear the scene.
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Police investigate shooting near Earlscourt Park – The Canadian News

Toronto police said they have two people in custody in connection with a shooting incident in the city's Earlscourt Park neighborhood on Saturday night. Police tweeted around 8:46 p.m. M. That they had been called to the Caledonia Park Road and Davenport Road area to receive a report of a drive-by shooting. When officers arrived, police said they found evidence of shooting. Investigators also said they spoke to a woman who said her car was shot. Later, around 11:33 pm, police said they had located two suspects who they said were related to the case. Police have not released any other information at this time. Police said the investigation is ongoing and asks anyone with information to contact them directly. Suggestions can also be left anonymously with Crime Stoppers. ...
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Ongoing protest in downtown Toronto – The Canadian News

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Police investigate derogatory messages left at Finch West station – The Canadian News

Toronto police are investigating a hate-motivated mischief incident at Finch West subway station. The police say the incident happened on June 11 around 2:40 a.m., when officers were called to the station to take a look at pieces of cardboard a man had left there. Police say the cardboard pieces were scrawled with derogatory messages aimed at the Black community. Police are now looking for a suspect they describe as being between 28 and 35 years old, with a full beard, and long hair tied back. Security camera footage shows he was wearing a black hoodie with writing on the right sleeve, a black and red Deadpool baseball hat, long dark shorts, black boots, and black socks and was carrying an Avengers backpack and plastic bag. Police are urging anyone who recognizes the man to c...