Ajax man charged in December shooting in Oshawa – Toronto Sun

Ajax man charged in December shooting in Oshawa - Toronto Sun
Ajax man charged in connection with December shooting
Durham Regional Police say a 30-year-old Ajax man has been charged in connection with a December shooting in Oshawa.

Durham Regional Police say a 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with a December shooting in Oshawa.

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Police said officers were called at around 5 a.m. on Dec. 10 to a home on Toronto Avenue near Ritson Road South and Highway 401 with reports a 50-year-old man was shot.

Durham police arrest 30-year-old man in connection to December shooting

At the time, police said officers searched the area for a man who reportedly shot at the victim. However, the suspect wasnt found.

On Friday, officers said they received information the accused was inside of an Ajax house. As soon as the man left the home, police said he was arrested and a handgun was found.

Thirty-year-old Ajax resident Stafford Wynter was being charged with aggravated assault, pointing a firearm and various drug-related offences.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2783 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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On Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at approximately 5 a.m., officers were called to a Toronto Avenue residence near Ritson Road South in Oshawa regarding a 50-year-old male who had been shot. An investigation commenced and the suspect was eventually identified.

On Friday, March 8, Durham officers attended a residence in Ajax after receiving information that the suspect was inside.

According to police, officers observed the suspect exit the residence and he was taken into custody. He was found in possession of a handgun.

A 30-year-old man of Tawn Crescent in Ajax has been charged with aggravated assault; robbery; pointing a firearm; as well as various other firearm and drug-related offences. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. MacKinnon of the Central East Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2783.