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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.

Toronto Homicide #44 – Joseph Whittick charged with murder in Etobicoke stabbing of Winston Freckleton

Toronto police responded to report of an injured male in the area of  Martin Grove Road and John Garland Boulevard on June 23rd at 12:33pm.

Police said there was an altercation involving two men. One man was seriously injured, and the other fled the scene. The victim, Winston Freckleton, 56, was found at the scene suffering from obvious signs of trauma. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police arrested Joseph Whittick a short distance away, and charged him with first degree murder.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

73-year-old Yosuke Hayahara, pushed in front of a subway train in Toronto’s 43rd homicide of 2018

Toronto police responded to a call of See Ambulance on the eastbound platform of Bloor subway station, on June 18th at approximately 10:20am.

73-year-old Yosuke Hayahara was found underneath the subway train, suffering from serious injuries. Hayahara was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Toronto police arrested John Reszetnik, 57, of Toronto, and charged wim with First-Degree-Murder for allegedly pushing Hayahara and causing him to fall onto the tracks at the station.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #42 – Paul Spilchen dies of a stab wound in Scarborough

Toronto police responded to a report of a double stabbing in the Midland Avenue and St. Clair Avenue East area, on June 16th at approximately 2:00am.

Police arrived at the scene to find two men suffering from stab wounds. Both men were rushed to hospital where  Paul Spilchen, 29, of Toronto died of his injuries.

Police arrested Michael MacKinnon, 42, of Toronto, on June 17th. MacKinnon has been charged with second degree murder and attempted murder.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #41 – Joseph Perron beaten to death in Parkdale

Toronto police and paramedics were called to the area of West Lodge Avenue and Lansdowne Avenue on June 13th at 8:31pm on report of an assault.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and transported the victim to hospital where he died of his injuries. Paramedics informed police that the male victim had died. According to witnesses police arrived at the crime scene around 2 hours after the asault took place.

The victim has been identified as Joseph Perron, 51. Police are trying to locate the suspect who can be seen HERE. 

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

Update June 19th
Raymond Moore , 42, of Toronto, was arrested on Jun 19th at 12:30pm and charged with Second-Degree Murder in relation to the death of Joseph Perron,

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.