Police are searching for three men after shots were fired at a plainclothes officer overnight.
It happened around 2:30am Saturday near Victoria Park and Finch avenues.
The targeted policeman had been in the area with other officers conducting a break-and-enter investigation. As he was walking back to his vehicle, three men approached. He identified himself as a police officer, at which point one of the suspects allegedly pulled out a gun and fired, narrowly missing the officer.
Police say the cop drew his gun and, after a brief shootout, the three men fled.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-3300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).