Shots fired in Ajax neighbourhood Saturday


Published July 5, 2021 at 4:44 pm


Residents of an Ajax neighbourhood had their quiet Saturday evening shattered by reports of multiple gunshots.

Durham Regional Police are investigating after multiple shots were fired on a residential street in Ajax on Saturday night, just before 11 p.m. There were no injuries reported.

West Division officers were dispatched to the area of Phillpott Lane in Ajax after a resident found damage to their vehicle from bullets. Police investigated and located several casings on the street and after canvassing the area found damage to a residence from a bullet.

Investigators also located damage to a home on nearby Seggar Avenue from a bullet.

The only information police have so far is the suspect vehicle may be a dark-colored newer model Mazda.

Anyone with home security or dash-cam video at the above locations or anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2521.

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

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