The public’s assistance has been requested by Toronto Police in locating a man involved in a shooting investigation.
According to Toronto Police, officers responded to a radio call for a shooting at King Street West and Brant Street on March 19 at 2:30 a.m.
Allegedly, two 26-year-old men were involved in a physical altercation with two other men. One of the men pointed a handgun at the two 26-year-old men and the other man pepper sprayed one of the 26-year-old-men. Police say it’s been alleged that the man with the handgun fired it into the air, and the two men fled the area.
No one was struck by the bullet.
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One of the men, 27-year-old Toronto man Tharshan Balasingam, was arrested on April 11. He has been charged with intent to aggrieve/annoy, assault with a weapon, and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace. Balasingam will appear in court on May 15.
Police are seeking the man allegedly with the handgun, identified as 25-year-old Brampton man Jayson Jeyakanthan.
Jeyakanthan is wanted for carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of pointing a firearm, possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace, discharging a firearm and being reckless as to the life or safety of another person, and possession of a firearm without holding a license.
Jeyakanthan, 25, of Brampton
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.