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Julian Weekes shot dead after attending his friends memorial

Police were called to a Shell gas station on reports of gunshots at around 2am on April 2nd.

Julian Weekes 27 was found by Toronto police in a pool of his blood at the Shell gas station at Richmond and Parliament. Paramedics were unable to save Weeks life and he was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police believe the shooting took place a few blocks away near Queen and Parliament.

Police said Weekes was attending a memorial celebration at Annie’s Bar for his friend Ceyon Carrington who died March 23 as a result of gun violence.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477

Update May 3
Michael Teddy Gibson, 30, was arrested on May 3 2017 in Aruba. According to police, Gibson was wanted for another murder in Aruba as well as the murder of Julian Weekes.

Ceyon Carrington Leslieville homicide victim

Police were called to reports of gunshots on Carlaw Ave north of Queen Street, at around 10pm,  March 23. On arrival police found Ceyon Carrington 29, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Carrington was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

No suspects have been named at this time, however police described the suspect as Male wearing dark coloured clothing.

Anyone with more information should contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

**UPDATE**

Police have not disclosed if this was a targeted attack.

Carrington was one of two men that spent 5 months in jail in 2015, on charges 2014 death of Tarik Mohammed at Garden Restaurant. Both men  were released on no reasonable grounds for conviction.

 

65 year old Eleanor Campbell dies after being run over by her daughter

Michelle Campbell 43 has been charged with second degree murder after police allege she intentionally ran down her mother in a furniture store parking lot and then fled the scene.

On March 22, Eleanor Campbell 65, was fatally hit by her daughters vehicle in a Toronto Leon’s parking lot just moments after she stepped out of the vehicle with her walker.

Police say Eleanor Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene.

20 year old Josiah Haye fatally shot in Scarborough

Josiah Haye 20, has been identified as the victim of the fatal Scarborough shooting that happened on March 20th at around 6:30 pm.

Police responded to a call of shots fired on Glendower Circuit in Scarborough. On arrival they found Haye suffering from a gunshot wound. Haye was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No suspects have been named. Anyone with information should contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Peizheng Qiu charged after a dismembered body was found in a home

Police started the investigation in the early evening of March 20th after two men alerted police a that a murder had taken place at a Thornhill home.

Police removed several body bags from the house. Police said there was only one victim, however multiple body bags were used because the body was dismembered.

Neighbors said the house was under construction and nobody lived at the residence.

Peizheng Qui 28 was taken into custody and has been charged with first degree murder and indecent interference with a dead body.

The name of the victim will not be released until next of kin has been notified.

Kiowa Wind McComb dies from a stab wound

Police were called to Gucci’s Bar and Grill in North York, on February 9th at around 2am.  Police found two men at the scene, both suffering from stab wounds. Both men were rushed to hospital where 20 year old Kiowa Wind McComb died shortly after. The other man is expected to survive.

Andre Appleton, 35, of Toronto, is charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder.

One arrested in East End Toronto Homicide

A 911 call of a man in distress is now being investigated as a homicide after a man was found dead in the Toronto’s east end.

Police arrived at the apartment building, on Wakunda Pl. at 6:30 am February 7th. The victim a man in his 50’s, who has not been named was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said a man was placed in custody on scene, no other details have been released at this time.