September 7, 2019 10:52 am
Updated: September 7, 2019 1:34 pm

Man seriously injured after ‘targeted’ shooting outside Richmond Hill restaurant, police say

Investigators at the scene of the shooting on Saturday.

Global News

York Regional Police say a man was seriously injured in a shooting outside of a restaurant in Richmond Hill late Friday.

Police said officers received a call at 10:30 p.m. about a shooting in the area of Bayview Avenue and Highway 7.

A 27-year-old man who had been shot was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition, investigators said.

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Images from the scene showed police canvassing the area outside The One Fusion Cuisine restaurant for evidence Saturday morning.

Police said a male suspect dressed in all black with a hoodie covering his face approached the victim outside of the restaurant and shot him in what is believed to be a “targeted” attack.

Police are still searching for the suspect, who reportedly fled the area before officers arrived.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7241 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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