Tag Archives: Ontario

Palwinder Singh dies of a gunshot wound in Brampton – 2 teenagers charged

Peel police officers responded to reports of a shooting at a residence on Donwoods Court in the City of Brampton on July 16th at approximately 6:11pm.

On arrival police and paramedics found Palwinder Singh, 27, deceased.

Sean Ponto, 18, from Mississauga and Andrew Edward, 19, from Mississauga surrendered to police and have been charged with first degree murder.

Police are still searching for 2 men described as:
First suspect: male, medium complexion, early 20’s, short black curly hair, black beard, approximately 5’8”,  150lbs., wearing a light blue hoodie, blue jeans and white shoes.

Second suspect: male is described as male black, dark complexion, clean shaven approximately 5’6”, 160 lbs., wearing a black hoodie, black bandana and sunglasses.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205

Toronto Homicide #55 – Carolyn Campbell dies in hospital, charges laid

Toronto police responded to a call for a “Check Address” in the Pharmacy Avenue and St. Clair Avenue East area on July 5th at 9:40am.

Police arrived at the scene to find Carolyn Campbell, 52,  without vitals. Campbell was rushed to hospital where  she was died of her injuries.

An autopsy revealed that Carolyn Campbell had been murdered, however the cause of death will not be released.

Josiph Cardle, 44, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

19-year-old Keegan Parkinson dies in Oakville ON shooting.

Halton Region Police were called to the area of Rebecca Street east of Dorval Drive in the Town of Oakville on July 13th on report of a shooting.

On arrival police an paramedics found a 19-year-old Keegan Parkinson suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police believe the attact was targeted and are searching for two male suspects in their late teens or early twenties. No other information has been made public at this time.

Anyone who was in the area of Rebecca Street and Dorval Drive, who have CCTV cameras and/or may have information to provide to investigators, to please contact the Homicide Tip Line at (905)825-4776.

Fatal Brampton shooting takes the life of Kareem Watson

Peel police responded to reports of a shooting at a plaza at 15 Brisdale Drive in the City of Brampton, on July 12th at approximately 11:05pm.

Police arrived to find Kareem Watson, 34, without vitals. Despite life saving efforts, Watson was pronounced at the scene.

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

Toronto Homicide #54 – Jibri Husani James shot multiple times

Toronto police were called to  5 Shoreham Court on July 9th at 12:01am on report of a shooting.

Police found Jibri Husani James, 39, of Toronto, suffering from gunshot wounds. James was reported deceased at the scene. The shooting of Jibri Husani James happened in very close proximity (750m) to the shooting death of  Karim Hirani. Police have not said if the two shooting deaths are linked.

Police said a car with a driver and a passenger was seen fleeing the scene. No other information has been released at this time.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #53 – Karim Hirani gunned down in a parkinglot

Toronto police  responded to reports of a shooting at 415 Driftwood Avenue on July 8th at approximately 3:20am.

Police and paramedics found Karim Hirani, 25, of Toronto, suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. Despite life saving efforts, Hirani was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Det.-Sgt. Mike Carbone said in a press confrence  that “Hirani was in the company of two individuals and attended the building located at 415 Driftwood Avenue. It appears the three men purchased some alcohol and commenced drinking in the courtyard very near to the pedestrian bridge”. While the men were drinking, an unknown man approached the men and started shooting.

One male suspect was seen leaving the area, and has been described as black, approximately 20, wearing a hooded sweater, dark pants.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #52 – Marcel Teme dies after being shot in Kensington Market

Police and paramedics responded to reports of a shooting in the area of College Street and Augusta Avenue at around 10:30pm on July 1st.

Four injured people were located at the scene. A man in his 20’s sustained multiple gunshot wounds, a man in his 20’s sustained life threatening gunshot wounds, the other two victim’s sustained less severe injuries.

Police said one of the victims died in hospital on July 4th. No other information has been made available at this time.

Update July 8th
The victim of the Canada Day shooting has been identified as Marcel Teme, 19, of Toronto. Police believe there were many people in the area at the time of the shooting and ask any witnesses to contact police at 416-808-7400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIP.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update July 13th
Toronto police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Ibrahim Khiar, 32, of Toronto. Khiar is wanted for 1) Second-Degree Murder
2) three counts of Discharge Firearm Endangering Life.

 

 

Toronto Homicide #51 – Matthew Lidster dies after being stabbed on Canada Day

Toronto police responded to a report of a stabbing in the Danforth Avenue and Greenwood Avenue area. on July 1st at approximately 3:22am.

Police have reported that two men were travelling on a TTC bus when an altercation occurred. the men got off the bus where Matthew Lidster, 29, was stabbed multiple times. Lidster was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Paul Napolitano, 19, turned himself into police on Tuesday July 3rd. Napolitano has been charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Cosimo Commisso and Chantelle Almeida shot to death in Vaughan

York Regional Police responded to reports of a shooting on Castlepoint Drive in the area of Highway 27 and Langstaff Road in Vaughan, on June 29th at approximately 12:45am.

Police arrived to find Cosimo Commisso33 of the City of Vaughan and Chantelle Almeida 26, of the City of Toronto, deceased in a white Mazda SUV.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865.