The York Regional Police #4 District Criminal Investigations Bureau has charged a 32-year-old tow truck driver from the City of Toronto with Attempted Murder after an altercation which involved a gun being fired in Vaughan.
On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 6:38 a.m., police were called to the area of Freshway Drive and Costa Road in the City of Vaughan after gunshots were heard. When officers arrived, they located a victim and learned that an altercation had taken place between the victim and the suspect in a nearby vehicle storage yard. During the altercation, the suspect went to his tow truck, pulled out a gun and began shooting at the victim. The victim managed to flee and was not physically injured. The suspect fled the area.
A short time later, officers located the suspect in the area of Highway 7 and Highway 400. He was arrested without incident.
Charged is Jeffrey Barker, 32, City of Toronto with
- Attempt to Commit Murder Using a Firearm
- Discharge a Prohibited Firearm With Intent
- Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order
- Possession of a Weapon
- Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #4 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7441, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK. – CINEWS