Anthony Dixon Death – 17-year-old Anthony Dixon has tragically passed away on Sunday 18th June 2023. He died after being shot in Pickering at the age of 17. He was pronounced dead at the scene. On the evening of Sunday, June 18th, 2023, at around 9:40 p.m., officers from the West Division responded quickly to reports of a shooting at a housing complex located at 1580 Kingston Road in Pickering. When the police arrived, they found a young male victim who had been shot.
Anthony Dixon was shot and killed at 1580 Kingston Road in Pickering
He was injured quite severely. The young man, despite the cops’ and the paramedics’ prompt efforts to save his life, passed away at the scene of the shooting due to the injuries he sustained. Initial inquiries have led investigators to the conclusion that the shots were fired from within a car, which then sped away from the scene. The precise number of suspects who are implicated cannot be confirmed at this time; nevertheless, the authorities have assuaged the public’s fears by assuring them that their safety is not in immediate jeopardy.
Anyone who was in the area when the incident occurred is being urged by law enforcement officials to come forward with any information they may have that is pertinent to the investigation. Additionally, anyone who recorded the altercation on their cellphones and are willing to cooperate with investigators and give their film are being strongly encouraged to do so.
A mobile command post will be erected in the area in order to simplify information collecting, and the authorities encourage anyone with information to visit the command post. Anyone with new information is asked to contact Det. Peacocke of the Major Crimes Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5402. Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
Anthony Dixon GoFundMe
A GoFundMe has been created by Cordell Culmer on Tuesday 20th June 2023 in order to financially support the deceased family with funeral and memorial expenses. The goal of the account was to raise the sum of $15,000 but $5,262 has been raised at the time this article was published.
Anthony Dixon’s obituary will be released by the family
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