Police look for suspects after man shot in hand
Toronto police investigate a shooting that occurred outside a housing complex on John Garland Boulevard, near Jamestown Crescent, late Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (Tom Stefanac/CP24)
Published Thursday, January 17, 2013 5:14AM EST
Last Updated Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:36AM EST
Police are looking for at least one suspect after a man was shot in the hand in northwest Toronto late Wednesday night.
The 22-year-old victim was wounded when he was walking behind a housing complex at 144 John Garland Blvd., near Jamestown Crescent, shortly before 11 p.m., police said in a news release.
As a car pulled up alongside the man, an occupant exited on the rear passenger side and shot the victim, who then ran away.
The suspect returned to the car, which then drove off.
According to police, the car is a newer model Chrysler 300C that has four doors and is silver in colour.
The male suspect is black, five-foot-eight to five-foot-10, and 150 pounds with a thick, long goatee. He was wearing a blue baseball cap, a black hooded sweater and black pants.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 23 Division at 416-808-2300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).
Early Thursday morning, emergency task force officers surrounded a nearby home and arrested one person, but the arrest was not related to the shooting, said police spokeswoman Const. Wendy Drummond.
Wednesday's gun violence occurred near the spot where Suleiman Ali and Warsame Ali, both 26, were killed in an early-morning shooting Sept. 18, 2012. The men were not related.
The double homicide remains unsolved.
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