Man charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting police in Toronto – Toronto | The Canadian News

A man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting police officers in Toronto.

Toronto police said they were called to the area of ​​Hilton Avenue and St. Clair Avenue West, near Bathurst Street, at 7:52 am Saturday for a hit-and-run report.

Police said a man driving a white 2021 Kia Forte struck a vehicle and left the scene, but deputies found him shortly after.

When they tried to arrest the man, he allegedly fought with them, drew a pistol and fired at the officers.

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Police said he was also able to take one of the officer’s stun guns, but with the help of a citizen, the man was arrested.

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The officers reportedly suffered minor injuries in the incident and were treated at the scene.

35-year-old Toronto resident Michael Katz faces numerous charges, including two counts of attempted murder, two counts of intentionally firing a firearm, two counts of assaulting a law enforcement officer with a weapon, operating a vehicle intoxicated, and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Sunday morning.


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