Canadians were in shock when they heard news of a shooting that took place in a busy mall in Toronto.
The Yorkdale Shopping Centre was evacuated Thursday following the shooting where two people suffered minor injuries.
Toronto Police released the following statement:
The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance with a Discharge Firearm with Intent investigation.
On Thursday, August 30, 2018, at approximately 2:50 p.m., police were called for a Sound of Gunshots at Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin Street.
It is alleged that:
– two groups of males had an altercation
– two shots were fired
Zion Sankar-Beharry, 20, of Toronto, is wanted for:
1) Discharge Firearm with Intent
Zion Sankar-Beharry, 20, wanted in
Discharge Firearm with Intent investigation,
Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin Street,
Security camera image of man released
It is further alleged that:
– on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at 5 p.m., he was last seen in the Warden Avenue and Steeles Avenue East area
He is considered armed and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
Emmy Skylar started working for Debate Report in 2017. Emmy grew up in a small town in northern Manitoba. But moved to Ontario for university. Before joining Debate Report, Emmy briefly worked as a freelance journalist for CBC News. She covers politics and the economy.