Durham Police say shooting in north Oshawa not a random incident; no suspect ID yet

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Published August 13, 2021 at 5:23 pm

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Police have no suspect description in the shooting of an 18 year-old man in north Oshawa Thursday evening but are saying the shooting was not a random incident.

Durham Police were called to a report of a shooting near Britannia Avenue West and Simcoe Street North in Oshawa. The victim was in a parking lot when officers arrived on scene suffering from serious injuries He was taken to a Toronto-area trauma hospital for treatment.

Police do not believe this was a random incident and are appealing for witnesses to come forward with information.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Crosbie of the Central West Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1825.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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