Man faces nine charges in attempted murder investigation, handgun seized
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with last Friday’s shooting at an Etobicoke strip club in which a male victim in his 20s was shot in the face.
Police responded to the House of Lancaster at 689 The Queensway at around 2:38 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11 after receiving a call reporting the sound of multiple gunshots in the area.
Officers located the unnamed victim, who was struck in the face by a bullet, outside the club. He was taken to hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
On Thursday, Jan. 17, Kyle Henry, 19, of Toronto was arrested after officers from 22 Division’s Major Crime Unit executed a search warrant at an apartment on Tyndall Avenue. It is also alleged that a 9mm handgun was seized during the search warrant.
Henry is currently facing nine charges, including: attempted murder with a firearm; aggravated assault; discharging a firearm and endangering life; discharging firearm - recklessness at place; unauthorized possession of a firearm; carrying a concealed weapon; possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine; careless storage of a firearm.
He was scheduled to appear in court on Friday.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).