Durham police search for suspect after daytime shooting in Ajax, Ont.

Police say they located multiple shell casings — but no victims — when they arrived at the scene of the shooting. A Durham Regional Police car is shown at a Bowmanville, Ont. shopping centre parking lot on Tuesday Feb. 28, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives

Durham Regional Police say they are searching for a man suspected of being involved in a daytime shooting in Ajax, Ont.

According to responding officers, reports of gunshot sounds came in around 4:20 p.m. on Saturday.

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Officers dispatched to the scene, in the area of Lankester Drive and Drake Lane, located numerous shell casings.

No victims were found, police said.

At this time, officials say they believe a lone man fired the shots during an altercation with a group of men.

Police describe the suspect as having a medium build, wearing all black clothing and a black mask.

Officers continue to canvass the area and are appealing to anyone in the community with information to come forward.


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