Tag Archives: Ontario

Abdiweli Mohamed Yusuf killed in Danforth shooting

The victim of a shooting at a Danforth Ave. café  on May 19th has been identified as Abdiweli Mohamed Yusuf, 21, of Toronto.

Multiple gun shots were fired around 1:34 a.m. May 19th at the Rotana Café at 1530 Danforth Ave. just west of Coxwell Ave.

Yusuf was sent to St. Michael’s Hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-5400 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Three charged in the death of Percy Simon.

Ontario Provincial Police and the Wikwemikong Tribal Police have charged three people with second degree murder following the death of Percy Simon May 17th on the Manitoulin Island First Nation.

The cause of death has not been released.

Charged with second degree murder are two Wikwemikong residents Robert Wemigwans, 31, and Tammy Trudeau, 43, as well as Byron Kagige, 56, of Hamilton.

Assult Victim William McConville Dies of Injuries

William McConville died in hospital May 15th, three days after he was rushed there after being assaulted in broad daylight outside his apartment building at Stinson Street and Victoria Avenue South in Hamilton.

police were called to an assault in progress May 12th at 11 a.m. When they arrived, McConville was found unconscious and with serious injuries and the assailants had taken off.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Daryl Reid at 905-546-3823 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Joshua Nanokeesic beaten, and died in hospital.

Joshua Nanokeesic, 16, died May 11th after being flown out of the community, for medical treatment on April 24 when police found him badly beaten at a home in the remote First Nation, 600 kilometres north of Thunder Bay.

Loyal McKay, 19, and Joshua Darion Storm Nanokeesic, 18, and a 17-year-old who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act were all charged with second degree murder and aggravated assault.

Arrests made in connection with murder of Sharif Said

21-year-old Said’s bullet-riddled body was found in the middle of Tremblay Rd.  on May 3rd, near a Honda Civic with both doors wide open looked like a drug-related killing.

Police say it’s too early to determine whether the city’s third homicide of 2015 had any ties to gang activity.

Khalid Mohammad, 26, has been charged with second-degree murder. Abdulaziz Abdullah, 28, has been charged with accessory after the fact for allegedly helping Mohammad flee.