UPDATE: Suspect Wanted in Whitchurch-Stouffville homicide has been arrested

Two others facing additional charges


York Regional Police say an 18-year-old man wanted for First Degree Murder has been arrested in a shooting death May 3 on Bloomington Road East in Whitchurch-Stouffville. Police say the youth, who was subject of a Canada Wide Warrant, turned himself in last night to Halton Regional Police.

In addition, two youths charged with firearms-related offences are facing additional charges of First Degree Murder and accessory after the fact.

The shooting took place at a party at a residence.

A special web portal has been set up to share images that were taken at the party. The portal can be accessed on the York Regional Police website or here directly. A special tip line has also been set-up. Anyone with information can call 1-866-876-5423 ext. 2411 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


York Regional Police want help finding the suspect alleged to be involved in a homicide in Whitchurch-Stouffville.

He faces a charge of first-degree murder following the weapons call Friday, May 3. When officers arrived they located a man who was deceased.

Paterson, according to police, is considered armed and dangerous.

He’s encouraged to seek legal counsel and turn himself in.

Anyone with information is asked to call York Regional Police 1 (866) 876-5423 ext. 7865, or email homicide@yrp.ca.

You can also phone Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.