Man injured in reported home invasion involving gunfire in Markham
Web staff, CTV News Toronto
Published Monday, August 12, 2019 2:17PM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, August 13, 2019 8:21AM EDT
A man has sustained life-threatening injuries after a reported home invasion involving gunfire in Markham, York Regional Police say.
Emergency crews were called to a residence on Boxwood Crescent, near 14th Avenue and Ninth Line, on Monday afternoon for reports of shots fired inside.
"Two suspects entered the home. That’s when the shooting occurred,” Const. Andy Pattenden said. “Those suspects then fled the residence in a dark-coloured vehicle.”
Emergency crews are seen responding to a home in Markham on August 12, 2019. (CTV News Toronto Chopper)
No suspect descriptions have been released by officials thus far.
No other injuries have been reported in the incident, but police said that multiple people were inside the home at the time, including children.
Roads have been blocked off as an investigation into the matter is conducted.