Police Investigating Shooting Outside of Drake’s Bridle Path Mansion

Information regarding the incident remains limited as of Tuesday morning. However, according to reports, a male individual was injured in a shooting and has been hospitalized.

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Law enforcement authorities are currently investigating a shooting incident that took place near a residence owned by the rapper Drake, in Toronto.

Reports emerged on Tuesday morning about a shooting near Drake’s home on Bridle Path. It was later clarified that Drake was unharmed and not involved in the incident. The Toronto Police Service tweeted that the shooting occurred around 2:00 a.m. Near Bayview Ave.. Lawrence Ave E. The suspect fled in a vehicle while the injured party was transported to a hospital with injuries.

Paramedics confirmed to CityNews Toronto that the victim sustained non life threatening injuries. Law enforcement officials specified that Drake was not the individual injured in the shooting though details surrounding the incident remained unclear at the time of reporting.

A representative from the Toronto Police Service responding to inquiries, on Tuesday morning. Indicated that updates on the investigation would be provided at the scene at an unspecified time.


CBC News confirms that Drake’s security guard is the victim who was shot in the upper chest and suffered serious injuries in a drive-by shooting that happened just after 2am outside of Drake’s residence.