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Night time shooting, stabbing rocks quiet Newtonville

The quiet most easterly major community of Durham, Newtonville was rocked early Sunday night with sounds of gunfire and a stabbing.

Durham Police have begun investigation after three people were shot at and another was stabbed.

On June 19 at about 1:45 am, members from East Division were dispatched to an armed person call in the area of Newtonville Road and Concession Road 4.  Officers arrived on scene and located two males suffering from gunshot wounds.  A third male was grazed by a bullet.  The two males were taken to a Toronto-area trauma centre with serious but non-life threatening injuries, said a police statement.

While officers were on scene investigating, a fourth male attended a local hospital suffering from stab wounds.  He has since been transported to a Toronto trauma centre with serious but non-life threatening injuries, police said.

There is no suspect description available at this time.  Police are looking for any witnesses or anyone with cellphone video to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Kollaard of the East Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1614.

The crime scene
The crime scene

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