YRP release video of suspect vehicle related to drive-by shooting in Schomberg

A 65-year-old victim was transported to hospital with serious gunshot injuries

York Regional Police released a video of a suspect vehicle related to a drive-by shooting in Schomberg, suspects and witnesses are still being sought.

On Sunday, around 8:40 a.m., police responded to reports of a weapons call after a man was shot on Centre Street between Rebellion Way and Church Street.

Officers say they located a 65-year-old victim who was then transported to hospital with serious gunshot injuries.

According to a release by police, “the victim had been walking his dog when a car passed him at a high rate of speed on a quiet residential road. The victim gestured at the vehicle. The driver then turned around and drove back to the victim. A front-seat passenger armed with a gun then fired multiple rounds and struck the man several times.

Police say at least two suspects were in the vehicle – a white SUV. They fled west on Centre Street.

A video showing the suspect vehicle is here: https://youtu.be/1XTcn721yE4

Investigators are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident and have not yet spoken to police.

Officers are also seeking any video surveillance from the area or anyone that may have captured dashcam video on the roadways.

If you have any information, contact the #1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7141, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.

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