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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.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 and Full Year 2018 Projections

Homicides and projections as of July 9th, 2018 for the ten biggest Canadian municipalities. Currently uses 2016 census populations for murders per 100,000. Note individual cities, not metro regions.

Municipality Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 54 103.7 3.8 63
Montreal 1704694 14 26.9 1.6 24
Calgary 1239220 6 11.5 0.9 28
Ottawa 934243 13 25.0 2.7 14
Edmonton 932546 16 30.7 3.3 42
Mississauga 721599 4 7.7 1.1 8
Winnipeg 705224 9 17.3 2.5 21
Vancouver 631486 11 21.1 3.3 17
Brampton 593638 9 17.3 2.9 6
Hamilton 536917 1 1.9 0.4 10

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.

Toronto Homicide 49 & 50 – Jahvante Smart and Ernest Modekwe fatally shot downtown Toronto

Toronto police responded to a report of a shooting in the Queen Street West and Peter Street area on June 30th at approximately 7:56pm.

Police arrived to find two men and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. All three victims were rushed to hospital where Jahvante Smart, 21, of Toronto, and Ernest Modekwe, 28, of Toronto died of their injuries. The female victim is expected to survive.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #48 – Brent Young shot to death

Toronto police responded to a medical callat a residential building in the area of Dundas street east and Sherbourne street on June 24th at approximately 2:45am.

Police arrived at the apartment unit to find Brent Young, 41, suffering from gunshot wounds. Young was pronounced at the scene.

Police have not named any suspects at this time and ask anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #47 – Jenas Nyarko killed in drive by shooting

Toronto police responded to a shooting in the area od Replin Road and Old Meadow Lane on June 24th at approximately 1:56am.

Police arrived to find the passenger in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, Jenas Nyarko, 31, was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police have released security camera footage in hopes of identifying the the suspects in a grey or silver SUV.

1 – Security camera video released.
2 – Security camera video released.
3 – Security camera video released.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto homicides #45 & 46 – Dalbert Allison and Patrick McKenna die of gunshot wounds

Toronto  police responded to a shooting in the Lightwood Drive and Sanagan Road area on June 24th at approximately 2:13am.

It was reported to police that the suspects knocked on the door, the door was answered by one of the victims and shots were fired. Patrick McKenna, 20, of Toronto and Dalbert Allison, 40, of Toronto were both stuck and pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police described the suspect as male, wearing a black top and red track pants,  face concealed by either a mask or a hood. There is no information regarding the second suspect.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.