Man arrested after allegedly striking cars, firing gunshots in Toronto: police

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Toronto police say they've arrested a man who allegedly struck other cars with his vehicle and fired gunshots.

Toronto Police Service spokesman David Hopkinson says they received a report of a man striking other cars and fleeing the scene just before 8 a.m. on Christmas Day.

Hopkinson says officers found him and a vehicle near an underground parking lot in the Hilton Avenue and St. Clair Avenue West area

He says they arrested the man after he allegedly fired shots from a firearm following a struggle.

He says some officers received injuries during the arrest, but they were not serious.

Police did not give any other details about the suspect.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 25, 2021.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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