Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Shooting Suspect Arrested after Highway Chase North of Toronto

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Shooting Suspect Arrested after Highway Chase North of Toronto

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Shooting suspect arrested after highway chase

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TORONTO - A man who led officers on a dramatic highway chase was involved in multiple alleged shootings and attempted carjackings before he was tracked down north of Toronto, police said Wednesday.

The man's string of alleged offences began early Wednesday morning, after Toronto police allege he attempted to shoot his brother just after 2 a.m. near York University.

The man then allegedly attempted to steal multiple cars in the area later that morning, and allegedly assaulted one man in the process.

Police allege the man then shot and seriously injured a woman while stealing her car.

The man began to flee in the vehicle when he allegedly shot at police cruisers that had pulled him over to the side of the road, police said.

Ontario Provincial Police got involved when the man began to drive northbound on Highway 400, at which point he parked a second time and allegedly shot at police again. …

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