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Ajax man charged in Oshawa shooting


On Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at approximately 5 a.m., officers were called to a Toronto Avenue residence near Ritson Road South in Oshawa regarding a 50-year-old male who had been shot. An investigation commenced and the suspect was eventually identified.

On Friday, March 8, Durham officers attended a residence in Ajax after receiving information that the suspect was inside.

According to police, officers observed the suspect exit the residence and he was taken into custody. He was found in possession of a handgun.

A 30-year-old man of Tawn Crescent in Ajax has been charged with aggravated assault; robbery; pointing a firearm; as well as various other firearm and drug-related offences. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. MacKinnon of the Central East Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2783.