Shooting at Vaughan strip club: Oakville woman charged


Published July 8, 2024 at 10:02 am

Oakville shooting woman Vaughan strip

An Oakville woman has been charged in connection to a shooting at a Vaughan strip club.

Police in York Region say the incident took place on June 29 at Whiskey a Go-Go on Rivermede Road in Vaughan when shots were fired near the entrance of the club.

Although the club was full at the time there were no injuries reported.

Last Thursday police say they made two arrests.

Payton Higgs, 22, of Oakville has been arrested. She is charged with:

  • Accessory to discharge firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle
  • Possession of an unauthorized firearm
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Operate motor vehicle while prohibited

Noel Frances, 36, of Courtice is also facing several weapon-related charges.

Police are appealing to any witnesses who have not yet spoken with investigators and to anyone who may have dashcam footage from the area, to please come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact #4 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6471, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at




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