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Man arrested after allegedly shooting himself in foot, crashing car in Scarborough

Last Updated Sep 3, 2018 at 6:25 pm EST

Toronto police say a man is in custody after allegedly shooting himself in the foot and then crashing his car into another when he tried to flee the scene. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry

Toronto police say a man is in custody after allegedly shooting himself in the foot and then crashing his car when he tried to flee the scene.

Investigators say they received a call from a bystander around 4 p.m. on Monday that a man’s gun went off inside a restaurant in Scarborough near Markham Road and Painted Post Drive.

A Domino’s Pizza at Painted Post Plaza is pictured taped off after a man allegedly shot himself in the foot nearby. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry

Police say the man left the restaurant in his car, but allegedly crashed into another vehicle.

It’s alleged he then drove away from the scene of the collision.

Police say a suspect was located shortly after by officers and arrested.