Police are investigating after an 18-year-old male was shot in Oshawa yesterday evening.
On Thursday, August 12, 2021, at approximately 7:50 p.m., members from Central West Division were called to a shooting in the area of Britannia Avenue West and Simcoe Street North in Oshawa. The victim was located in a parking lot when officers arrived on scene. He was taken to a Toronto-area trauma hospital for treatment of his serious injuries.
There is no suspect description at this time. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward with information.
Police do not believe this was a random incident.
Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Crosbie of the Central West Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1825.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.