Fatal shooting claims life of taxi driver in Oshawa

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Published January 22, 2022 at 9:16 am

Police are investigating a deadly shooting that took place in central Oshawa on Friday afternoon, Jan. 21.

At approximately 3:20 p.m., officers responded to a shooting at King Street East near Central Park Boulevard.


A 57 year old male was found beside a taxi with obvious signs of trauma.

“Emergency Services worked on the male before transporting him to a local hospital. Despite best efforts by medical staff, the victim was pronounced dead,” said police.

A suspect was located near the scene and taken into police custody.

The investigation is ongoing.

Witnesses and anyone with dashcam/surveillance video footage of the incident is asked to contact investigators at at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5421 or Crime Stoppers.

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