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Friday, 11 May 2018

Shooting near Longfield Ave. / Richdale Crt.

Please note, there was a shooting incident which took place near Longfield Ave. / Richdale Crt. in the Princess Margaret area on Monday, May 7, 2018 at approximately 11:00 am.

Initially, the victim’s vehicle was found on the front lawn of a home on Longfield Ave. Police and Paramedics responded to the scene and the victim was taken to hospital with what Police described as injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. The victim has since succumbed to his injuries and the incident is now being treated as a homicide.

Today, Police released a description of the suspect’s vehicle as well as a description of what they believe to have happened:

  • The suspect’s vehicle (a white 4-door BMW X6, 2008 or newer) and the victim’s vehicle (a black 4-door Hyndai Elantra) were both seen in the area of HWY 427 and Eglinton Ave. West.
  • Both vehicles turned onto Longfield Ave. via Lloyd Manor Rd., with the victim’s vehicle travelling behind the suspect’s vehicle at around 11:50 am.
  • On Longfield Ave., the victim’s vehicle pulled up next to the driver’s side of the suspect’s vehicle with the passenger window rolled down.
  • Shots were fired from the suspect’s vehicle into the victim’s vehicle, causing the victim’s vehicle to end up on the front lawn of a home on Longfield Ave.
  • The suspect’s vehicle was then seen leaving the area via Kipling Ave.

The Toronto Police have released video footage of both vehicles before and after the incident, and are asking for the public’s help with any information that may be helpful to their investigation.

If you have seen or heard anything suspicious, please contact the Police.
If you see a crime in progress, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

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