‘Fight’ call led Durham Police to shooting victim in Pickering

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Published April 29, 2022 at 12:29 pm

Police are still investigating after a teen was shot in Pickering Thursday afternoon.

There is very little new information being released at this time but police say they were dispatched to a ‘fight’ call near Liverpool Road and Linwood Street at approximately 4 p.m. Thursday

When officers from Durham’s West Division arrived they found a conscious 17-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was taken to a Toronto-area trauma centre where he is being treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries.

At this time there is no description available for the suspect or suspects; however, police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward or for anyone that has any cellphone or video footage to contact investigators.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Hawkes of the West Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2528.

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

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