Three Oshawa teens charged in connection with Toronto shooting, one with murder

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Published February 8, 2022 at 9:59 am

Three teenagers from Oshawa have been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in a Toronto fast food restaurant parking lot.

Malachi Elijah Bainbridge, 19 of Toronto was shot in the early morning hours of January 22. Toronto Police arrived at the 2 Ingram Drive McDonalds around 12:40 a.m. and found Bainbridge in his car suffering gunshot wounds.

Officers worked to save Bainbridge, but he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on scene. Police reported at the time that two men were seen fleeing parking lot in a dark sedan.

Toronto Police executed search warrants on February 7 and arrested three teenages from Oshawa in connection to the shooting.

The first, a 16-year-old boy from Oshawa has been charged with first degree murder

Secondly, another 16-year-old boy from Oshawa is charged with; accessory after the fact to murder, four counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, four counts of possession of a loaded firearm, four counts of careless storage of a firearm, four counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle and possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Finally, a 15-year-old girl from Oshawa was charged with: accessory after the fact to murder, possession of unauthorized firearm, possession of loaded firearm, careless storage of firearm, and possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking.

The trio will appear in the Finch Avenue courthouse on February 8. Their are identities are protected by the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Anyone with information can call Toronto Police as 416-808-7400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS.

 

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