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Arrest and Charges Laid Following Mid-Day Home Invasion and Shooting on Gunn Street

Arrest and Charges Laid Following Mid-Day Home Invasion and Shooting on Gunn Street
April 10th, 2017 - Police & the Community

Attempted Murder Charges Laid After Home Invasion
(Update) Tuesday, February 6, 2018 

Investigators with the Barrie Police Homicide Unit have arrested and charged 26-year-old Jahmyle JOHNSON of Toronto, with Attempted Murder and Robbery following a home invasion.

On Monday, April 10, 2017, police responded to a shooting on Gunn Street, in the City of Barrie. When police arrived they located a victim and quickly learned that an altercation had taken place between the victim and the suspect.

Two suspects had broken into the victim's home just before 11:00 a.m., and as a result of the altercation the victim was shot. Both suspects fled the area in a vehicle and the 60-year-old victim was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The accused appeared in a bail court, in Barrie, on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, and was remanded.

The second suspect remains outstanding. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrie Police Homicide Unit at 705-725-7025 ext. 2160 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.ca

Prepared by: Constable S.Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17017378

 


Mid-Day Home Invasion and Shooting on Gunn Street
UPDATE: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Barrie Police Service will continue door-to-door canvasing of Gunn Street and surrounding area in efforts to speak to potential witnesses and obtain any video surveillance that may aid in the ongoing investigation.  Information obtained during the investigation has led police to the area of Saunders Road and Highway 400 as a search for possible evidence related to the incident is also underway. 

The 60-year-old Barrie male who was transported to hospital after the home invasion and shooting is currently listed in stable condition. Police are still looking for two male suspects who fled the area of Gunn Street, in the City of Barrie, shortly after 10:40am on Monday, April 10th, 2017. 

Suspects #1 is described as:

  • Male, black
  • 20-30 years old 
  • 5'8"- 5'9"
  • Wearing dark clothing and a grey & white striped hoodie

Suspect #2 is described as:

  • Male, black
  • 20-30 years old 
  • 6' 
  • Wearing dark clothing and a dark hoodie

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact the Barrie Police Homicide Services at 705-725-7025 ext. 2160. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17017378

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180


The Barrie Police Service is currently looking for two suspects after a confirmed home invasion and shooting on Gunn Street, in the City of Barrie.  

On Monday, April 10th, 2017 at 10:43 a.m. police received a call to a residence on Gunn Street for a suspected shooting. Police have confirmed a home invasion occurred where a 60-year-old Barrie male was shot. He was transported to Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre and is currently in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries. 

At this time police are looking for two males who are believed to be in possession of a gun. The incident is considered to be targeted and there is no concern for public safety. 

Suspects #1 is described as:

  • Male, black
  • 20-30 years old 
  • 5'8"- 5'9"
  • Wearing dark clothing and a grey & white striped hoodie

Suspect #2 is described as:

  • Male, black
  • 20-30 years old 
  • 6' 
  • Wearing dark clothing and a dark hoodie

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact the Barrie Police Service- Homicide Services at 705-725-7025 ext. 2160. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17017378

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180