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.
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.
SHOOTING – Police presence in the area of Bayview Ave, north of Hwy 7 following a shooting at a restaurant at 9019 Bayview Ave. One man taken to hospital in life-threatening condition. Investigation ongoing.
— York Regional Police (@YRP) September 7, 2019
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