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Anthony Soares gunned down in an apartment lobby in Toronto

Toronto police were called to an apartment in the Kennedy Road and Glamorgan Avenue area on report of a shooting on September 14th at approximately 2:54am.

Police and paramedics found 33 year old Anthony Soares suffering from life threatening injuries. Soares was rushed to hospital where he died a short time after arrival.

It is alleged that Soares walked into the building and was approached by two suspects who shot him at close range.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Gary Giroux at 416-808-7400 ext. 7-7387

Update: Toronto police have released video footage of the shooting in hopes of identifying the suspect.
The video can be viewed here (viewer discretion advised).

Police have also released video of the getaway car.
The video can be viewed here.

Anthony Soares is the 39th homicide this year.
The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Yeshudyan Ragbir charged in Toronto’s 38th homicide of the year

Toronto police responded to a report of an unresponsive woman in the area of  Village Greenway and Parkway Forest Drive on September 13th at approximately 4:40 pm.

Police and paramedics found the victim with obvious signs of trauma. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Yeshudyan Ragbir, 24, was arrested on September 13th and charged with first degree murder.

Police have not released the name of the victim or cause of death.

 

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah dies in hospital from stab wound in Toronto

Toronto police were dispatched to the area of Danforth Road and Eglinton Avenue East area on September 3rd at approximately 2:12am on a call for assistance.

Police located the victim Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah, 33, of Toronto suffering from life threatening injuries. Mahendrarajah was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on September 7th.

Prosper Jean Laurent, 18, of Toronto was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update Victim Identified – Toronto’s 36th homicide of 2017

Toronto police responded to a shooting in the Tandridge Crescent and Byng Avenue area on September 2nd at 8:45pm.

Police and paramedics located the victim, Awad Hurre, in front of 75 Tandridge Crescent with serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four men were seen shooting at the victim before feeling in a silver car. Police have released a photo of a vehicle of interest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.

Jovane Clarke dies after being shot in Sheridan Mall

Toronto police were called to Sheridan Mall in North York on August 31st at 5:30 pm on report of a shooting.

Police and Paramedics found the victim, 22 year old Jovane Clarke with “obvious signs of trauma”. Despite life saving efforts Clarke was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective Sergeant Mike Carbone said shortly after Clarke arrived to the mall, he was approached by four individuals. Carbon said “at least two of the individuals commenced shooting and chasing the deceased north, towards one of the mall entrances. At this point, only one of two of these individuals chase the deceased into the mall.”

Police are looking for 4 suspects:
Three of the suspects are male, black, wearing all dark, and masks. The fourth suspect was wearing dark clothing w/ hoody, white sneakers, and face covered up.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #34 – Man stabbed to death in North York

Toronto police and paramedics were called to the area of Jane Street and Eddystone Avenue on August 22nd at approximate 5:54am on an unknown disturbance.

The victim was found suffering from a stab wound. Despite life saving efforts the victim died at the scene.

According to police the victim and a man has a dispute, that resulted in one man being stabbed. The suspect was arrested at the scene. No charges have been laid at this time.

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

Toronto Homicide Victim List 2017

Khadr Mohamed dies of a gunshot wound in Toronto’s 33rd homicide of 2017

Toronto police were called to the area of College Street and Lippincott Street on August 20th at approximately 8am on report of gunshots.

Police located Khadr Mohamed, 22, of Toronto. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy performed on Monday August 21st determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound to the torso.

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

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.

Toronto Homicide 32: Virgil Jack found dead in Black Creek

On August 19th Toronto police were called to Black creek in Derrydowns park at around 12:45pm on report of a body.

Police arrived to find 31 year old Virgil Jack without vitals. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said Jack’s last known whereabouts was on Friday August 18th at 2:30 pm.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death, however police said “The initial examination shows she received numerous penetrating stab wounds.”

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

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.

Virgil Jack, photo made available by Toronto police

 

Victim identified in Toronto’s 30th homicide as Adrian Milligan

Toronto police were called to the area of Claxton Boulevard and Raglan Avenue on August 1st at approximately 12:42am on report of a shooting.

Officers found Adrian Milligan, 23, of Toronto suffering from serious injuries at the scene. Milligan was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police said two men were seen running northbound on Raglan Avenue with a handgun. The suspects have been described as follows.

  • Black, 5’6″-5’7″, wearing a blue hoodie and shorts
  • Black, 5’8″-5’9″, wearing a gray sweater and shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-1300.

The Toronto 2017 homicide victim list is available here.

Toronto police release security video in the city’s 29th homicide of the year & 3rd homicide on July 31st.

Toronto police were called to 235 Queen Street East on July 31st at approximately 11:17 pm, on report of a shooting.

Emergency services personnel arrived to find 4 injured people at the scene. The victims were rushed to hospital where three received treatment for non life threatening injuries. The fourth victim, a 32 year old man was pronounced deceased at the hospital. His name will not be revealed until his next of kin is notified.

Police have released security footage in hopes of identifying the suspect.

Warning, the following videos contain images of graphic violence that some may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.

video 1
video 2

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

The Toronto 2017 homicide victim list is available here.