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News Release: February 7, 2018

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News Release

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: February 7, 2018
Occurrence Type: Attempted Murder Charges Laid After Home Invasion
Occurrence #: BA17017378
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 2:00pm

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 victims 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

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