Two arrests in daylight shootout

Toronto police have arrested two men and are searching for two more suspects following a daylight gunfight Tuesday morning.

Recovered gun. Photo from police.

According to the police, two pairs of men encountered each other at the nearby variety store and got into an altercation. They exchanged gunfire before fleeing. One of the escaping cars ran head-first into oncoming traffic on Jane, and was involved in acollision. The occupants in the bystander’s car received minor injuries. The suspects fled on foot, and one firearm was recovered nearby. The other pair of suspects fled in dark-coloured car.

Cosmo James, 34, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, several firearms offenses, and four counts of breaching his of prohibition. James has a lengthy criminal history.

Nathaniel Grant, 34, has been charged with firearms offenses and four counts of breaching his prohibition. Grant, too, has a substantial criminal history.

The police are searching for Dwayne John and Malik Christie, both from Toronto.

Dwight John. Photo from police
Malik Christie. Photo from police.

 

Author: Adam Norman

I am raising my two children in Weston.