Brampton Man Charged in Playground Shooting

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Toronto Police have charged a Brampton man in a Scarborough playground shooting that happened in June.

According to a recent statement from Toronto Police, nn Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 5:01 p.m., police responded to reports of a shooting in the McCowan Road and Alton Towers Circle area in Scarborough.

Police allege that a man opened fire on another man in a small park. Police say 11 small children were also at the park at the time of the shooting.

The statement reads that two girls, 5 and 9, were located with gunshot wounds and underwent surgery for their injuries, which police say were considered non-life threatening.

Sheldon Eriya, 21, of Markham, has been charged with:

1) Discharge Firearm
2) two counts of Attempt Murder
3) two counts of Aggravated Assault
4) Possession for the purpose of trafficking Cocaine
5) Possession of Proceeds of Crime

Tarrick Rhoden, 23, of no fixed address, has been charged with:

1) Attempted Murder
2) two counts of Aggravated Assault
3) two counts of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
4) Discharge Firearm with Intent
5) two counts of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
6) two counts of Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
7) two counts of Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm
8) Possession of a Prohibited Device (over-capacity magazine)
9) Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence
10) Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
11) Possession of a Schedule I Substance
12) Possession of the Proceeds of Crime

Vern McPhail, 59, of Brampton, was charged with:

1) Accessory After the Fact to Commit an Indictable Offence

T'Quan Robertson, 23, of Toronto, is still wanted by police for:

1) Discharge Firearm with Intent
2) Attempt Murder
3) two counts of Aggravated Assault

“He is described as 5’8”, 130 lbs.,” reads the release.

Police say he is considered armed and dangerous. If he is seen, do not approach him, and immediately call 9-1-1.

“T'Quan Robertson is encouraged to surrender to the Toronto Police Service.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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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