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Man reportedly shot through front door of Newmarket home, police appealing for witnesses

York Regional Police are seeking witnesses to a shooting in Newmarket, Ont., on Wednesday night.
York Regional Police are seeking witnesses to a shooting in Newmarket, Ont., on Wednesday night. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

York Regional Police are seeking witnesses after they say a man was shot through the front door of a Newmarket home on Wednesday night.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at a residence on Charlotte Street, near Main Street North and Davis Drive, shortly before 11 p.m.

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When police arrived, they say officers found a 42-year-old man with a gunshot wound. Police said he was taken to hospital for treatment with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators said an unknown man, allegedly armed with a gun, approached the victim at his home. A gunshot was fired through the front door of the residence where the man was struck, police said.

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The suspect then fled the area, according to police.

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Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or may have been driving in the area at that time and have dashcam footage to call investigators at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7141, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.