London police have released the names of two suspects they are looking for in connection to a downtown shooting on Friday.

Samater Ali, 26, and William (Billy) Dwayne MacDonald, 25, both of London are wanted in connection to the shooting that occurred at 198 John Street Friday morning.

Both men are considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Samater Ali is described as: Male/Black, 5’8, 190lbs, black hair, brown eyes.

William MacDonald is described as: Male/White, 6’0, 260lbs, black hair, green eyes.

They have been charged with the following:

  • Discharge firearm with intent to wound/endanger life
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm

Police have not released the identity of the male victim who remains in critical condition. Police say the victim and accused men are not known to each other.

Anyone with information about the incident itself is asked to contact the London Police Service at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.