Sunday, February 25, 2024

Man dead after shooting in Brampton

A 28-year-old man is dead after shots rang out in a residential area on the western edge of Brampton early on Monday morning, Peel paramedics say. Paramedics said they were called to the area of Creditview Road and Clockwork Drive, east of Mayfield Road, at 4:40 a.m. for a report of a shooting. (CP24)

NYC’s crime rate reaches grim new tally

New York City surpassed another grim crime milestone last month, as the number of murders blew past all of 2019’s tally — and there are still three months remaining in 2020, according to new data. (New York Post)

One mad dead, one wounded in targeted shooting in North Vancouver

Homicide detectives have identified a man fatally shot in a targeted hit in North Vancouver late Wednesday as 43-year-old Ali Reza Serri. Another man was treated in hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and released. (The Province)

Mom killed by stray bullet in her bedroom in Queens, NYC

A Queens mom was killed by a stray bullet that came through her bedroom window early Wednesday, police said. (New York Post)

Man found fatally shot on Brampton footpath

Peel Regional Police are asking for the public’s help after a shooting in Brampton late Tuesday left one man dead. Officers were called around 11 p.m. to a footpath near a commercial plaza in the McLaughlin Rd. S. and Ray Lawson Blvd. area for reports of a gunshot heard. (Toronto Sun)

Police undermined as Toronto gun violence skyrockets

There’s a perfect storm of gun violence going on in Toronto right now that our politicians don’t want to talk about. As of Sunday, shootings are up 12% this year compared to this time last year, and last year there were more shootings than at any time since police began compiling comparable data in 2004. (Toronto Sun)

Delta police investigate multiple shots fired in running gun battle

Delta police investigated multiple reports of a drive-by shooting on Monday afternoon. “Gunfire was apparently exchanged between occupants of two vehicles near 120th Street and 82nd Avenue in North Delta,” said Delta police spokeswoman Cris Leykauf. “Police have recovered numerous bullet casings. (The Province)

Oregon ‘hostage situation’ leads to multiple deaths

A reported "hostage situation" in Oregon on Monday led to a fatal shooting with multiple deaths, according to officials. The Marion County Sheriff's Office said in a news release the incident unfolded at 12:30 p.m. local time at a home in Salem over the possible hostage situation. A trained negotiator with the office's Hostage Negotiation Team then made a call to the suspect inside. (Fox News)

Two arrested after double shooting in North York

Two men have been injured and two others have been arrested following a shooting in North York on Saturday evening, Toronto police say. According to Const. Ed Parks, police received reports of between 10 and 20 shots fired in a townhouse complex near Jane Street and Sheppard Avenue West just before 6:30 p.m. (CBC)

Man, 57, killed as gutless gunmen shoot up dominoes game

TORONTO - It was just six guys sitting outside together having fun Thursday evening when numerous gunmen appeared and started blasting like something out of a gangster movie. This was no movie. But there was horror. (Toronto Sun)