17-year-old charged with murder in Pickering shooting investigation from 2021

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Published February 11, 2022 at 12:33 pm

A 17-year-old faces second-degree murder charges in connection to a Pickering shooting last September.

A 32-year-old man, later identified as Quinton McDonald, was shot in his home on Dragonfly Avenue around 11:30 p.m September 27. Police said at the time they were interviewing everyone in the home and had an adult and a young person in custody.

On Thursday February 10, police arrested a 17-year-old boy from Richmond Hill.

He has been charged with second degree murder, possession of a restricted/prohibited firearm without a license, possession of a restricted/prohibited while knowingly unauthorized, unlicensed possession of a prohibited device, careless storage of a firearm and possession of a weapon obtained by crime.

The 17-year-old is scheduled to appear in court on February 11. His identity is protected by the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation can call Det. Peacocke or Det. Thorne at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5402 or ext. 5223, respectively or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

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