Police urge witnesses to come forward in Newtonville shootings


Published June 22, 2022 at 11:29 am

Investigators are appealing to witnesses to come forward in identifying the suspects from a shooting at a house party in Newtonville last weekend.

On Sunday, June 19 at approximately 1:45 a.m., members from East Division were dispatched to an armed person call on Concession Road 4 near Newtonville Road.  Officers arrived on scene and found three victims with gunshot wounds and one person who attended a local hospital with a stab wound. Two of the shooting victims remain in hospital but are expected to make a full recovery.

The suspect vehicle is described as a white or silver compact sedan. This vehicle was parked at the residence prior to the incident and fled westbound on Concession Road 4 towards Highway 115 with several suspects around 1:35 a.m. to 1:45 a.m. There were more than one hundred teens at this party and police are appealing to any witnesses that may have video evidence to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Kollaard of the East Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1614. 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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