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Monday, February 11, 2008

Police Seek Witnesses Following Weekend Shooting

UPDATE:

On Saturday, February 16, 2008, Abdiweli Hassan, 21, of Toronto, was arrested and charged.

Police are seeking the public's assistance after a weekend shooting sent a 21-year-old man to hospital.

The violence erupted on Saturday night at around midnight.

The victim was leaving the Don Montgomery Community Recreation Arena at Eglinton Avenue East and Midland Ave., when a man walked up to his car. The two then reportedly got into an argument and the suspect pulled a gun from his coat and pulled the trigger.

The victim was hit by a bullet but still managed to flag down an ambulance.

The suspect is described as black, 18 - 22, 6', skinny face, wearing a black hat and blue jacket.
If you know anything, contact police at 416-808-4104, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online at http://www.222tips.com/.