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Shooting victim Soumik Asgar, is Toronto’s 21st homicide

Toronto police were called to Blue Haven Crescent Sunday June 11th at 2:27am on report of a shooting.

Emergency crews arrived and found to man in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with obvious injuries, he was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Soumik Asgar 20, of Toronto.

Police believe there was a passenger with the victim at the time of the shooting, who fled prior to police arriving.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Fatal Hit and Run has been classified as Toronto’s 20th homicide

Toronto police responded to a call for a hit and run that left two people injured at Eglinton Avenue West, west of Black Creek Drive on June 7th at at 4:53am.

Police said it is alleged that 37 year old Dario Humberto Romero was struck by a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Jeep was northbound on Black Creek Drive and made a left turn into the eastbound lanes of Eglinton Avenue West.

Romero died at the scene. A 59 year old woman was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the jeep has been identified as Anthony James Kiss, 31. Kiss has been charged with manslaughter, impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death, Over 80mgs operation of a motor vehicle causing death and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Two men charged after injured man dropped off at hospital dies

Ontario Provincial Police said a white Honda Odyssey minivan with Quebec licence plates dropped off an injured man at an Alexandria hospital on June 5th at around 7:30pm.

The 29 year old Khanh Nguyen of Ottawa died of his injuries at the Hospital. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Tri Minh Hoang 61, of Montreal has been charged with second degree murder. Anh Quang Nguyen 29, of Ottawa has been charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder.

The Canadian Homicide Statistics for the first four months of 2017  is available here.

Little information made public in the Orillia homicide of Joseph Simonds

Police were called to a home on Franklin Street, on June 4th, at around 4am, on reports of a shooting.

Police arrived at the scene to find 34 year old Joseph Simonds  in serious condition. Simonds was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122

The Canadian Homicide Statistics for the first four months of 2017  is available here.

Wendy Boland, killed at her Bracebridge home

OPP responded to a 911 call on May 26th shortly after 9pm of  a report of a disturbance at a home on Wellington Street.

Police and Muskoka EMS arrived to find Wendy Boland 63 on the ground. Despite life saving efforts Wendy Boland was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bryan Boland 67, of Bracebridge has been charged with first degree murder. Police have not released the cause of death or the relationship between the victim and the accused.

The Canadian Homicide Statistics for the first 4 months of 2017 are available here.

Update, Victim Identified: Man shot to death in Mississauga residential neighborhood

Peel police were dispatched to the area of Meadows Boulevard and Bishopstoke Lane after receiving several reports of shots fired on May 29th at approximately 7pm.

Const. Harinder Sohi said the victim was found with obvious signs of trauma. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

More to come….

Update June 2
Peel pollice have identified the victim as Nadeem Rahaman 24, of Mississauga.

Anyone with information is asked to call (905)453-2121 ext. 3205 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS

The Canadian Homicide Statistics for the first 4 months of 2017 are available here.

Joshua Elliott, dies in Hospital from a stab wound

According to police, Joshua Elliott, 21, was found collapsed on Dundas Street in Beaverton on May 26th, at around 10:30 pm.

Elliott was rushed to an Orillia hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. An autopsy confirmed the cause of death to be a stabbing.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dennis (ext. 5402) or Det. Mamers (ext. 5247) of the Major Crime – Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520.

The Canadian Homicide Statistics for the first 4 months of 2017 are available here.

Update Victim Identified: Brampton Shooting Victim Dies In Hospital

Peel Regional Police responded to report of a shooting in the Rattlesnake Road and Desert Sand Drive area in Brampton om May 25th at 10:30pm.

Police located a 33 year old male with obvious signs of trauma. The man was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The victim’s name will not be released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.

Update June 1
Police have identified the victim of last weeks shooting as Sean Grant 33.

Thunder Bay Police investigating death of a man on Marks Street

Thunder Bay Police responded to a 911 call reporting an injured male, on May 22 at approximately 4:50pm. Police arrived to the Marks Street location and found the man in serious condition.

Paramedics rushed the injured man to hospital where the victim died of his injuries.

Thunder Bay Police said the autopsy results confirmed the man died as a  result of the trauma received in an altercation just prior to being located.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.