Tag Archives: Ontario

Abdirizak Hersi dead and one injured in Toronto drive by

Police responded to reports of gunshots near Laura Rd. and Sheppard Ave in North York, on July 13th at around 4:50 pm. According to police, the caller said there were 2 vehicles shooting at each other.

On arrival police found a car full of bullet holes with 2 men inside. Police say Abdirizak Hersi 20 was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead. The second victim also 20, was treated and released.

Vernie Ferrigon killed in Drive by shooting

Police were called to a townhouse complex in Ajax on July 4th at around 10:30 pm on report of a shooting. Police arrived to find Vernie Ferrigon 33, in a car that was riddled with bullet holes.

Ferrigon was rushed to hospital where he dies of his injuries.

Police are looking for a large dark coloured SUV that was seen fleeing the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


George Auld 83 dies from injuries sustained in an attack

Police were called to a home in the Hickson Street and St. Clarens Avenue area on June 26th on report of ‘Unknown Trouble”.  On arrival Police found George Auld 83, and an un-named woman suffering from serious injuries.

Both were rushed to hospital where George Auld died from his injuries on July 3rd. The woman is expected to recover.

Artel Odel Auld, 51, of Toronto has been charged with second degree murder and assault causing bodily harm.

Tarique Leger shot dead in Ottawa

Police were called to a building at 292 St. Andrew Street, on reports of a shooting just before 4 a.m on July 10th. Police arrived to fine Tarique Leger, 19, of Montreal severely injured. He was used to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police have not named any suspects at this time. Leger’s death is the 9th Ottawa homicide of 2016.

Ottawa homicides 2016:
1- Mohamed Najdi
2-Marwan Arab
3-Mohamed Ali Hassan
4-Taylor Morrow-Flint
5-Nooredin Hassan
6-Christina Voelzing
7-Lonnie Leafloor
8-Nicholas Kim

Corby Stott dies after being stuck by a vehicle in Midland

Emergency crews were called to the Walmart plaza parking lot on July 2nd at around 1:50 pm on reports of someone being stuck by a vehicle.

Corby Stott 29 was found injured and was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said that there was an altercation between Stott and Jason Heffernan 25, and Stott ended up on the hood of Heffernan’s vehicle.

Heffernan stayed at the scene, and was arrested by Midland police. He has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Corby Stott.

Justin Bokma and Lafrance Matthews shot to death at after hours Toronto Club

Police responded to reports of a shooting in what police called an illegal after hours lounge above Thymeless bar at 355 College St, in Toronto in the early hours on July 1st.

Police arrived to find Justin Bokma, 42, a former pro Skateboarder and Doorman at the after-hours club dead at the scene. Lafrance Lloyd Matthews ,41, in serious condition. Matthews was a father of two and a popular bartender at Einstein Café and Pub died in hospital of his injuries. Police said there were two more victims, a 34 year old man and a 45 year old man,  with non life threatening injuries, who are expected to survive.

Police said there were around 30 people inside the club at the time of the shooting and ask anyone with any information to contact investigators at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477, or to leave a tip online at www.222tips.com


Kristina Bennett stabbed to death by her boyfriend and father of her infant

On June 25th at 10:00 am, Matthew Coussons 29, walked into the Oshawa police station and told Police that something happened to his girlfriend.

Police found Kristina Bennett 25, mother of a five month old, stabbed to death in his Eric Clarke Drive townhouse in Whitby.

Coussons was charged with second-degree murder and is scheduled to appear in court via video on July 20th.


Samantha Richards, 23 arrested after her baby was found dead in a dumpster

London Ontario police received a report of human remains in a dumpster on June 16th at around 11:30 am in the area of Mill street and Richmond street.

Investigators said on June 18th they had located the mother of the baby and said she may also responsible for placing the deceased in the dumpster. Samantha Richards, 23 was arrested and charged with neglect to obtain assistance in child birth and the disposing of the body of a child after delivery.

An autopsy will be performed this week to reveal if the infant was murdered.

More to come…


Sukhvir Deo shot to death in Toronto alley

Police were called to the  mid-town intersection of Yonge and Eglinton on June 7th on report of a shooting. Police found a Sukhvir Deo 34 dead in his vehicle in the back alley. Deo died soon after police arrival.

Toronto police are looking for two men who fled in a dark colour car. The suspects were both wearing construction vests.

The province’s anti-gang police agency has stated that Deo has ties to BC gang “Independent Soldiers gang”. Deo has also been charged with trafficking drugs in Halton region where he lives in a luxury home located in Oakville.