Tag Archives: Toronto

Update: Shoaib Asakzai, 25 dies from a gunshot wound in Toronto’s 11th homicide of 2017

Toronto police and emergency crews were called to the area of Thorncliffe Park Drive near Overlea Boulevard on February 25th at around 6:30 pm on report of gunshots.

Paramedics located the victim who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.

Update:

Police have identified the victim as Shoaib Asakzai, male, 25 of Toronto as the victim.

 

Michelle Riley dies after serious assault in Toronto

Toronto police were called to a building at 500 Dawes Road, on February 16th at 8:30am on report of an injured woman. Police found 36 year old Michelle Riley without vital signs.

Paramedics attempts to revive Riley failed, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Brian Williams, 51, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder. Williams is scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Friday, February, 17, 2017.

The relationship between the victim and the accused has yet to be established.
The Death of Michelle Riley is the 10th Toronto homicide this year. The 2017 Toronto Homicide Victim List and links to stories is available here.

Update, Victim Identified: Man found dead on Humber River trail

Toronto Police were called to the Islington Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard area around 11:30 pm February 6th, on report of a body on the recreational trail.

Police arrived to find the man scene with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim has not been identified at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS.

Update February 8th
The victim has been identified by police as Mohamed El Hatimy, 32, of Toronto.

Anyone who can help trace Mohamed El Hatimy’s whereabouts prior to the incident is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 416-808-7400.

The death of Mohamed El Hatimy is the 8th homicide for Toronto this year. The Toronto 2017 homicide victim list is available here.

Tyrone Tomlinson Toronto’s 7th homicide of 2017

Police were called to the area of Langford Avenue and Danforth Avenue on February 5th at around 12:15am on report of a shooting.

Police found 21 year old Tyrone Tomlinson suffering from life-threatening injuries. Tomlinson was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said the suspect who was wearing dark clothing, a hood and possibly a knapsack-style bag was spotted fleeing the scene eastbound, on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS

The 2017 Toronto homicide victim list is available here.

Dameion McFarland dies in Toronto Shooting

Toronto police were called to an apartment building at 2999 Jane st, February 1st at around 10:15pm on report of a shooting.

Police and paramedics found Dameion McFarland, 35, suffering from a serious gunshot wound. Despite life saving efforts, McFarland was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

The death of Dameion McFarland is the 6th Toronto Homicide this year. The 2017 Toronto homicide victim list is available here.

18 year old Ali Rizeig is Toronto’s 5th homicide of 2017

Police were called to the area of Gerrard and Sumach streets area, on January 30th at around 9:23pm on report of gunshots. Police found 18 year old Ali Rizeig in the Regent Park area suffering from a gunshot wound.

Rizeig was rushed to hospital where he passed away a short time later.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS

The 2017 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Man killed in Toronto daytime shooting

Toronto police and emergency crews ere called to George Street near Adelaide Street East on January 30th at around 2:45pm on report of gunshots.

Police found the victim who had been shot, unconscious at the scene. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Police found two handguns at the scene as well as close to a dozen shell casings.

Police have not released the identity of the victim.

More to come…

Update January 31
The victim has been identified as Anastasios Leventis, 39, of St. Laurent, Quebec.

The death of Leventis is the 4th homicide for Toronto this year. The 2017 Toronto homicide victim list is available here.

Victor Ogundipe dies in Toronto South Detention Centre

Officers responded to an assault at the Toronto South Detention Centre on January 26th at 6:30 pm after a fight broke out between two inmates.

Victor Ogundipe 41, was rushed to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Jalani Hibbert 22, has been charged with second degree murder. Police couldn’t say if any weapons were used.

The death of Ogundipe is the third Toronto homicide of 2017. The Toronto homicide victims list is available here.

Toronto Seniors housing complex fire deemed arson

Toronto police said the fire that killed four people at a seniors housing complex in 2016 was arson.

The fire started in a chair on the fifth floor hallway of the building on February 5th 2016. After almost a year investigation fire marshals concluded the chair was deliberately set on fire.

The 4 victims were found dead by fire fighters on the 5th floor.

The names of the victim’s will not be release. Police have no information on a possible suspect.

The 2016 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Dylan Gill, Toronto’s second homicide of 2017

Police said Dylan Gill 24, was shot in the head while in a vehicle as a passenger at around 1am on January 23rd.  Police said Gill was with two others in the vehicle when shots were fired in the Islington and Milady road.

Gill was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The other two people in the vehicle were left unharmed.

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

Toronto 2017 homicide victim list is available here.