A second shooting in one of Toronto`s classy, upscale neighbourhoods in less then a week has this reporter wondering ? Is there no bastion of safety left in this city ? Nowhere for me an my posh aristocrat buddies to gather for pints of Amsterdam and conversation of the worldly variety ?
Toronto Police Service
Police request assistance in double-shooting investigation, Bloor Street West/Brunswick Avenue, 14 Division
Friday, July 18, 2008 - 10:45 AM
The Toronto Police is requesting the public's assistance in a double-shooting investigation.
On Thursday, July 17, 2008, at about 11 p.m., police responded to a shooting call at Bathurst Street/Brunswick Avenue.
It is reported that:
- a man, 20, and a woman, 21, had been shot,
- several discharged rounds of ammunition were located on Brunswick Avenue,
- witnesses indicated that two people were seen fleeing the scene.
The injuries two both victims are considered non-life threatening.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online at www.222tips.com.
A week ago it was a similar incident in the equally upscale Harbourfront district
Police are looking for up to four suspects after a shooting on Toronto's Harbourfront.
The shooting took place at around 12:15 a.m. as a large crowd was coming off the Northern Spirit cruise ship that had just finished sailing around the harbour.
When patios are nothing more the an invitation for gunmen to participate in caged killings, Money can’t buy happiness and apparently safety either, yuppies be warned I’m headed west for the fresh air and an ocean view.