On August 30,2018 Toronto Police was called to Yorkdale Malll in connection with an altercation that resulted in shots being fired.
Zion Sankar-Beharry, 20, of Toronto, is wanted for:
1) Discharge Firearm with Intent
It is further alleged that:
– on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at 5 p.m., he was last seen in the Warden Avenue and Steeles Avenue East area
He is considered armed and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately. -Toronto Police
@RootsCanada I was just a witness to a shooting at the Yorkdale Mall and it occurred right in front of your roots location there. I just felt like i needed to share that your staff at this location was unbelievable amazing to us.
— Lora (@LoraNicoleC) August 30, 2018
Sitting in #Yorkdale Mall in lockdown because a group of individuals walked by my mom and I, then 2 minutes later starting shooting guns….literally we could have touched them….@fordnation SCREW $1 BEER AND SOLVE REAL PROBLEMS
— Emmett Swanton (@SwantonEmmett) August 30, 2018
Co Worker: Omg there was a shooting a Yorkdale?
Me: Yeah, the mall is shut down
Co Worker: I would never expect that at Yorkdale, it too nice of a mall for those type of people to be there…. pic.twitter.com/jBtQgs0SO8
— ਕਬੀਰ (@FromBKsMind) August 30, 2018
You're stupid if you think you'd get away with a shooting in Yorkdale mall. Do you know how many cameras they have? Do you know how long it take to get out of that parking lot?
— TORONTOSAURUS PEKZ (@PEKAVELI) August 30, 2018
— Rosemary Sadlier (@RosemarySadlier) August 30, 2018
The police are searching for two suspects after multiple reports of gunshots at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto. No injuries have been reported. https://t.co/jkez44X83U
— Twitter Moments Canada (@CanadaMoments) August 30, 2018
I’m at Yorkdale right now and there was just a shooting
— Tam (@t_am_an_a) August 30, 2018
UPDATED: Toronto's Yorkdale Shopping Centre is in lockdown after police were called to the popular north-end mall for reports of a shooting Thursday afternoon https://t.co/ON8gprsGN7 pic.twitter.com/46ghGj83Mz
— CBC Toronto (@CBCToronto) August 30, 2018
Two suspects sought after Yorkdale Mall shooting:
Suspect #1: Male, black in his twenties wearing a black jacket [hoodie] and blue jeans.
Suspect #2: Male, mixed in his twenties with a skinny build, 5'9' tall, armed with a black handgun.
Witnesses to call 416-808-3200.
— Peter Paul (@PeterPaulCanada) August 30, 2018
Shooting at Yorkdale, shooting at v.mills, stabbing at Sherway… all within the month? We’re better than this man ?
— zohums (@vance_03) August 30, 2018
Today's Yorkdale Mall shooting made me sick. Who opens fire in a mall with families inside? Holy shit SMH
— zzAFletch777zz (@NadF19) August 30, 2018
— CP24 (@CP24) August 30, 2018
The last shooting at Toronto’s busy Yorkdale mall was March 2013. One man was killed. Gang -related. https://t.co/VhzqwA6uyn
— Cristina Tenaglia (@cristina_CP24) August 30, 2018
Toronto police say they are looking for multiple suspects but say no reports of injuries. MORE: https://t.co/XYYhsXzx3O
— CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) August 30, 2018
— blogTO (@blogTO) August 31, 2018
#BREAKING: Toronto police have released the name of a suspect wanted in the Yorkdale Mall shooting on Thursday. They say Zion Sankar-Beharry was last seen in the Warden Avenue and Steeles Avenue East area. He is considered armed and dangerous. pic.twitter.com/flW1RphGcb
— 680 NEWS Toronto (@680NEWS) August 31, 2018
Doing my story at Yorkdale Mall on yesterday’s shooting and while I’m live, someone drives by and yells ‘FHRITP.’
And my burning question for this young man is… ‘WHY’ pic.twitter.com/6AhTzpr9ol
— Kamil Karamali (@KamilKaramali) August 31, 2018
— CTV Toronto (@CTVToronto) August 30, 2018
yorkdale mall #JustinTrudeau a handgun shooting just after you asked bill Blair to look into banning handguns. Hmmmm it’s a good thing the Canadian people are still asleep. You might just get to disarm the people just like a good commie @JustinTrudeau
— WillieBTC (@BtcWillie) August 30, 2018
This city is fucked man, shooting at Vaughn mills on Tuesday and now today another shooting at Yorkdale mall! What the fuck is wrong with people! Ain’t so no where now I guess?
— AEMM (@Nena_Medinaa) August 30, 2018
Police investigating after a shooting at the Yorkdale Mall pic.twitter.com/U3MK94Hxp6
— Katherine (@kathayles) August 30, 2018
#MORE: Police say two groups of men were involved in an altercation at the mall and two gunshots were fired, prompting the evacuation of the popular North York shopping centre https://t.co/snMKht23WB
— CityNews Toronto (@CityNews) August 31, 2018
Coming up at 6: Update on the #Yorkdale shooting investigation, as well as the city’s latest gun murder. Plus no deal by deadline, but NAFTA talks to continue next week. Also tonight, OPP safety blitz as we say goodbye to August and embark on the #longweekend.
— Michelle Dubé (@michelledubeCTV) August 31, 2018