(REGION OF PEEL) – Investigators from Peel Regional Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 11 Division have issued a warrant for a male believed responsible for a shooting incident in the City of Mississauga.
On Friday, May 17, 2019, at approximately 10:32pm, an altercation took place in the parking lot of a local establishment, which is located in the area of Burnhamthorpe Road and Wolfdale Road in the City of Mississauga. The suspect became engaged in a physical altercation with the victim who was also at the establishment, once in the parking lot the dispute escalated to the point where the suspect pulled out a firearm and fired multiple shots at a male and female.
The victims did not sustain any injuries as a result of the shots fired, however investigators have identified the suspect as 26 year-old Thutop Phuntsok, a resident of the City of Toronto. Phuntsok is described as male Asian, early 20’s, 5’10”, short black hair, he was wearing braces.
At the time of the incident the male was wearing glasses, Champion brand track suite, and Air Jordan brand Nike shoes. A warrant of arrest has been issued for various firearm offences.
Anyone with information on the suspect in this investigation is asked to call investigators at the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext.1133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.
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