The York Regional Police Homicide Unit are seeking suspects and appealing to witnesses to come forward after two people were shot in the City of Vaughan.
On Tuesday, March 15, 2017, at4:12 p.m., York Regional Police responded to reports of a shooting on Caster Avenue in the area of Weston Road and Hwy 7. Officers arrived on scene and located a male victim and an unresponsive female victim suffering from gunshot wounds.
The female victim, Mila Barberi, 28, of Vaughan, was transported to hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
The 40-year-old male victim, who will not be identified, was transported to hospital with minor injuries.
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Investigators believe that the suspect vehicle is a dark-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee which fled the scene westbound on Caster Avenue.
Investigators have been interviewing witnesses and will be following up on information gained through this co-operation. Any additional witnesses that may have seen or heard anything in the area of Caster Avenue leading up to, or following, the shooting are asked to contact police. Investigators are also appealing to any nearby businesses or residences that may have video surveillance to please come forward.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, or email the Homicide Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS
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