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Suspects sought after shots fired in south Oshawa

Police were called to the area of Oxford Street and Porter Street on Dec. 4 for reports of gunshots. Investigation determined two men engaged in an altercation over a drug deal. Police are now looking for a man who is believed to have fired a gun. (photo by Colin Williamson)

Durham police are looking for a suspect after shots were fired during an altercation in south Oshawa.
On Wednesday (Dec. 4) evening at approximately 8 p.m., officers were called to the area of Oxford Street and Porter Street in the city after reports of a gunshot.
Investigation revealed signs of a potential struggle. A man, identified as the victim, later contacted police and advised them he had attempted to buy drugs from the suspect when a fight broke out.
The suspect was allegedly armed with a gun, and shots were fired during the struggle.
The victim was hit in the head with the gun and suffered facial injuries.
The suspect is described as a white male in his late teens. He apparently left the scene in a dark-coloured vehicle.
Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. Broadfoot at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5100.