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Friday, February 8, 2008

Crime for Today: January 8

Shooting Could Be a Case of Mistaken Identity

A 30-year-old man was shot overnight in what could be a case of mistaken identity.
The victim was sitting in his parked car on Chalkfarm Dr. near Jane and Wilson at about 11pm Wednesday night when a man approached the vehicle and opened fire.

The man was struck in the arm and ankle and was taken to hospital in serious condition. The gunman took off, possibly with another individual. It's believed they're driving a dark-coloured Honda.

The victim's car was punctured on one side by two bullet holes.

There's no word on whether police have any other leads in their search for the suspect or suspects. Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

Two Men Arrested For Alleged Downtown Robbery

Toronto Police arrested two men in connection with a robbery late Thursday.
It's alleged that Frank John Glover, 21, and Ashaun Orlando Campbell, 26, approached a man walking on Yonge Street near Wellesley around 9pm.

When one of the accused asked him for money, the victim said he couldn't spare any change. That's when they grabbed him but the victim managed to escape and make it to a nearby restaurant where he called the police.

Authorities caught up with the two men a short distance away and arrested them.

Glover is charged with:
four counts of Robbery,
fail to Comply Probation

Campbell is charged with:
four counts of Robbery

They're both scheduled to make a court appearance Friday morning.

If you know anything that can help police with their investigation, call (416) 808-5200 or Crime Stoppers at (416) 222-TIPS.