2 men arrested, 2 others wanted in connection with daylight Toronto shootout

Toronto police on scene investigating a shootout in the city's north end Tuesday morning. Global News

Toronto police say two men have been arrested and two others are wanted after a brazen gunfight in the city’s north end earlier this week.

Police said they were called to the Jane Street and Queens Drive area, near Jane and Highway 400, around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived on scene, they found two vehicles that had been involved in a collision, as well as shell casings and bullet holes in the window of a nearby convenience store.

READ MORE: Gunfire exchanged after 2-vehicle collision in north-end Toronto: police

On Thursday, investigators said they determined that two groups of people encountered each other inside the convenience store when they both pulled out guns and began firing.

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Police said one group then fled in a car before crashing into an uninvolved vehicle and fleeing the area on foot.

Occupants of the uninvolved vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Police said the other group fled the area in a dark car.

No one was injured in the gunfight.

Investigators said they believe one of the groups of men attempted to flee the area in a car when they crashed into another vehicle. Global News

Cosmo James and Nathaniel Grant, both 34 and from Toronto, were charged with a number of offences including possessing a restricted firearm without a licence, occupying a motor vehicle with a firearm and breaching probation.

James also faces an attempted murder charge.

Both men appeared in a Toronto court Thursday morning.

Meanwhile, officers have identified two other suspects wanted in connection with the shooting incident.

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WATCH: Toronto police investigating morning gunfight between 2 groups of men. Catherine McDonald reports.

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Dwight John, 22, and Malik Christie, 20, both of Toronto, are wanted for a number of firearms offences, among other charges.

John is also wanted for three counts of attempted murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

Dwight John (left) and Malik Christie are wanted in connection with Tuesday’s shootout. Handout / Toronto Police

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