Loading articles...

Man seriously injured in Richmond Hill shooting

Last Updated Sep 7, 2019 at 3:23 pm EDT

File photo of a York Regional Police cruiser. (File/CITYNEWS)

York Regional Police are investigating after a Friday evening shooting left a 27-year-old man with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the shooting occurred in front of a restaurant at 9019 Bayview Avenue, north of Highway 7, at around 10:30 p.m.

“Investigators believe that a male dressed in all black with a hoodie covering his face approached the victim outside of the restaurant and shot him,” police said in a news release Saturday. “The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival.”

Police added that the shooting appeared to be targeted.

Police are asking anyone with information to get in contact with them or leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers.