Man arrested after shooting himself in foot and crashing car in Scarborough

Toronto police say a man is in custody after allegedly shooting himself in the foot and then crashing his car when he tried to flee the scene.

Investigators say they received a call from a bystander around 4 p.m. on Monday that a man’s gun went off inside a restaurant in the city’s east end.

Police say the man left the restaurant in his car, but allegedly crashed into another vehicle.

It’s alleged he then drove away from the scene of the collision.

Police say a suspect was located shortly after by officers and arrested.