Thursday, September 15, 2016

Case #: 2016-1612125

Man, 22, arrested in shooting investigation

Broadcast time: 16:50
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

43 Division

Case #: 2016-1612125

The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest in a shooting investigation. 

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, at 11:50 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a shooting, in the Overture Road and Kingston Road area. 

It is alleged that: 

- police located a 31-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound 

- the man had been shot at close range with a shotgun 

The man was taken to hospital. 

On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, with the assistance of the Emergency Task Force, Rachard Dario Holder, 22, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with: 

1) Attempt Murder 
2) Careless Use of a Firearm 
3) Carry Firearm in a careless manner 
4) Discharge firearm 
5) Pointing a firearm 
6) Possession of a Firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized 
7) Possession of a loaded prohibited firearm 
8) Possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order 
9) Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon 
10) Fail to comply probation 

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 10 a.m., courtroom 412. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World. 

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Michael Williams, 43 Division

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