Toronto Turf War: Two tow trucks hit with gunfire in North York

Toronto, Ontario — Who would have thought that towing would be such a dangerous career choice?

As the GTA continues fighting a two-year tow truck turf war, Police investigate two separate shootings involving two tow trucks near highway 401 in North York Wednesday night.

Police have said that several callers reported hearing multiple gunshots in the area of Jane Street and Grandravine Drive just before 8 p.m.

A black car drove past a tow truck parked on the grass off the on-ramp from Avenue Road to the 401 and opened fire, according to police statements. Upon arrival, officers confirmed two vehicles and a residence has sustained damage from gunfire.

At the second shooting of the night, a tow truck driver was parked at a gas station parking lot next to the 401, when a dark coloured car pulled up and a gunman opened fire, police say.

The vehicle drove away from the scene; but no injuries have been reported, and Police are now looking for suspects and believe there are multiple shooters involved.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact 416-808-2222/8083100.


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