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Gunshots fired after interaction involving 2 vehicles in Richmond Hill: police

York Regional Police are investigating after an incident in Richmond Hill in which they say gunshots were fired.
York Regional Police are investigating after an incident in Richmond Hill in which they say gunshots were fired. Shallima Maharaj / Global News

York Regional Police say multiple gunshots were fired on a residential street in Richmond Hill following an altercation between men in two vehicles on Tuesday night.

Police said they were called to Kerrybrook Drive near Bathurst Street and Major Mackenzie Drive West at around 10 p.m. for reports of an injured man in a backyard.

When officers arrived at the scene, they determined shots had been fired after finding a bullet-ridden Audi S7, police said.

Police said they believe there was an altercation in which one man was shot at by two other men in the area of Leisure Lane and Richmond Street.

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The victim, a 39-year-old man, managed to drive away from that area where he was followed by the suspects and crashed into a parked car a short distance away on Kerrybrook Drive.

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He then got out of his vehicle and ran to a nearby backyard where a concerned citizen found him, police said.

The victim was not hit by any bullets, but was injured and was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, investigators said.

Police said the suspect vehicle is described as a light-coloured sedan and they are looking for three male suspects.

Officers are asking any witnesses or anyone with video surveillance of the area to contact investigators at 1-866-876-5423 ext.7241 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.