Suspects Sought after Male Shot in a Home Invasion in Pickering

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Police are looking for two suspects after a violent home invasion in Pickering which resulted in one victim being shot.

On Saturday, March 17, 2018 at approximately 11:45 p.m., members of West Division responded to a residence on Annland Street in Pickering for reports of a home invasion.  According to witnesses, two masked males, armed with guns forced their way into the residence and shot the 31-year-old victim who was inside one of the bedrooms. The suspects fled on foot prior to police arrival.

Police located the victim with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The victim was taken to a Toronto trauma centre.

There were two occupants including the victim in the residence at the time of the incident.

At this time, police do not believe this was a random incident. Responding officers, including K-9 and Air1 searched the area but did not locate the suspects.

The suspects are described as two males, possibly in their teens, thin builds, wearing masks and armed with guns.

Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. Husain of the West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2548.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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