Investigators have arrested two suspects in a shooting investigation that took place in downtown Oshawa on September 9, 2021.
On Thursday, September 9, 2021, at approximately 11:50 a.m., members of Central East Division responded to a shooting at the intersection of Ritson Road North and Bond Street East. Officers arrived on scene and located a 25-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
On Friday, October 1, 2021, investigators arrested a 34-year-old male in Barrie and on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, they arrested a 36-year-old male in Woodbridge.
Dana WILLIAMS, age 34, and Jermaine WEEKES, age 36, both of Ajax are charged with: Attempt Murder, Aggravated Assault, Discharge Firearm with Intent and Possession of a Restricted/Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition. They were held for bail hearings.
Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst. Woolley of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2732.
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.
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