Police Seeking Witnesses after Four Males Arrested in Whitby

Four males are currently facing charges after shooting at pedestrians from a moving vehicle with a BB gun in Whitby.

On Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at approximately 6:45 p.m., members of Central West Division responded to the area of Thickson Road and Crawforth Street in Whitby for reports of an armed person.  Witnesses provided information that a group of males were shooting at pedestrians from a moving vehicle.  Officers were able to locate the vehicle and took four males in custody.

Investigators are appealing for anyone that witnessed or is a victim of this event to come forward.   Further, anyone who has any cellphone video or dashcam video is asked to contact police.

Two 17-year-old males and two 18-year-old males have been charged with Possession of Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace.

Anyone with new information that could help investigators is asked to contact D/Cst. Fitzgerald of the Central West Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-579-1520 x 1877.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.



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