Police search for suspects after stabbing in East Gwillimbury

A youth has been charged and two suspects remain at large after a stabbing in East Gwillimbury, according to police. 

Shortly after midnight on Saturday (Aug. 29), York Regional Police officers were called to the area of Doane Road and 2nd Concession for a report of sounds of gunshots. When officers arrived they found a man suffering from stab wounds. The 29-year-old man from the Town of East Gwillimbury was taken to hospital for treatment of his non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say an altercation had occurred at a nearby residence between the victim and three suspects. During the altercation a handgun was discharged by one of the suspects, while another suspect stabbed the victim. Investigators reportedly located a shell casing as well as a kitchen knife at the scene.

One of the suspects was located walking nearby and has been charged, according to police.

A 17-year-old female youth from Toronto is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. 

Two suspects remain at large.

The first suspect is described as a Black male in his 20s wearing all black clothing.

The second suspect is described as a Black male in his 20s wearing all blue clothing.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7141, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at http://www.1800222tips.com.

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