Police release video of shooting during robbery attempt in Oshawa

Oct 27 2017, 2:33 pm

Durham Region Police Service are looking to identify a suspect after a 22-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound in Oshawa.

On Saturday, September 23 at around 4:10 pm, police responded to a shooting incident on Simcoe Street and Wellington Avenue. When they arrived, police found the male suffering from a gunshot wound.

According to police, the suspect approached the victim who was on a bicycle when he made a demand for his jewelry. When the victim refused to give over his personal property, the suspect shot the victim and fled in a vehicle. The male suffered serious injuries and was taken to a Toronto trauma center hospital.

Police have released a video of the shooting, and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. He is described as: male, black, mid 20s, and he fled in a dark coloured sedan vehicle.

Investigators have identified the vehicle as being a 2013-2015 Nissan Sentra, 4-door all black in colour with tinted windows and black steel rims.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact Det McInall or D/Cst Kerr of the Major Crime Robbery Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5359/5365.

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