Man, 26, charged following nightclub shooting in Yorkville
Chris Fox and Paul Johnston, cp24.com
Published Sunday, September 22, 2013 7:38AM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, September 22, 2013 5:02PM EDT
A 26-year-old Toronto man faces a slew of charges following a shooting at a nightclub in Yorkville that sent five people to hospital early Sunday morning.
It happened at Empire nightclub on Cumberland Street, near Bay and Bloor streets, at around 2:30 a.m.
Police say some of the victims were located at the scene, while others made it to hospital on their own.
All sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, police say.
Jermaine Morgan, of Toronto, faces 16 charges including five counts of aggravated assault, five counts of discharging a firearm endangering life and carrying a concealed weapon.
He is scheduled to appear in court Monday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).
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