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Toronto Homicide #92 – Jeffrey Parker dies from stab wound

Toronto police responded to a report of a Stabbing in the area of George Street and Gerrard Street East, on December 6th at approximately 4:40pm. 

Police arrived to find Jeffrey Parker, 35, of Toronto, with serious trauma. Parker was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

Tyler Reynolds, 22, of Toronto, was arrested and has been charged with second-degree murder. 


The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here. 

Toronto record breaking Homicide #90 – Cardinal Licorish, of Ajax gunned down in daytime attack

Toronto police responded to report of a shooting at an apartment building at the southeast corner of Lawrence Avenue E. and Kingston Road at approximately 1:23pm on November 18th.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Cardinal Licorish, 23, of Ajax unresponsive, suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased a shot time later.

Police have not released the identity of the victim at this time, and continue to investigate.

he victim has been identified as Cardinal Licorish, 23, of Ajax.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #89 – Yohannes Brhanu dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto police responded to a sound of gunshots radio call 36 Ann Arbour Road area, on November 14th at approximately 12:03am.

Police arrived to find Yohannes Brhanu, 22, in a vehicle, suffering from gunshot wounds. Brhanu was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Detective Sargent. Mike Carbone said at least four firearms were used in the shooting, and that Brhanu was also armed.

Police said it has been reported that Brhanu was parked in the vehicle, with a passenger when a second vehicle approached from the opposite direction. A third vehicle approached and  began to fire multiple gun shots to the drivers side. The second vehicle then began to fire at the third vehicle before it fled the scene.

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

Toronto has not seen 89 homicides in one year since 1991. The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #88 – Edward Sharron, dies from injuries sustained in a robbery

Toronto police responded to a call for a robbery at 241 Church Street on October 12th at approximately 6:15pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Edward “Ted” Sharron, 58, of Toronto suffering from a head injury. Police reported is alleged that The suspect approached Mr, Sharron, who was standing on the corner, and punched him. Sharron fell so the ground, striking his head.

Sharron died of his injuries in hospital on October 21st. Police arrested Jason Hadfield, 34, of Toronto, on October 15th. Hadfield’s charges of Robbery and Assault are expected to be upgraded.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #87 – 3 month old infant dies of undisclosed injuries

Toronto police and paramedics responded to a call for assistance on October 18th at approximately 10:50 am, at 263 Pharmacy Avenue.

Emergency crews arrived to find a 3 month old infant with obvious signs of trauma. The infant was rushed to hospital and placed on life support where she succumbed to her injuries.

Matthew Bouffard, 29, the child’s father,  has been charged with aggravated assault pending autopsy results.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #86 – Stephen Louis MacDonald stabbed at Kennedy Subway Station, dies in hospital

Toronto police responded to reports of a stabbing  at the Kennedy Subway Station, on October 20th at approximately 5:45pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Stephen Louis MacDonald, 28, of Toronto, with obvious signs of trauma. MacDonald was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Mohammad Raswoli, 20, of Toronto, has been charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #85 – Roy Zamora, shot to death in the Keele St.-Wilson Ave. area

Toronto police responded to a report of a shooting at 21 Camborne Avenue on October 12th at approximately 2:30pm.

Police arrived to find Roy Zamora, 26, of Toronto., in a vehicle in medical distress with obvious trauma. Zamora was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police are searching for two suspects, described as men, 18-25, 6’0″, wearing all black. They were last seen in a grey-coloured hatchback vehicle.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

Arrest Made: Toronto Homicide #84 – Clark Sissons, 67, dies in the Queen Street East and Saulter Street area,

Toronto police responded to a call for an Echo-Tiered Response after an unresponsive man was found in an alleyway in the Queen Street East and Saulter Street area., on October 5th at approximately 7:40 a.m.

Police located the victim, who has been identified as has been identified as Clark Sissons, 67, of Toronto. Sissons was found  at the rear of a building adjacent to June Callwood Way, and was suffering from serious signs of trauma, and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

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

Update
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Allan Alexander MacDonald, 57, 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: Updated October 7th, 2018

Toronto still leads with the highest homicide rate per capita of the ten major cities, Winnipeg is second, with the City of Vancouver, Edmonton, and Brampton tied for third.

Toronto and Brampton projected homicides are up considerably over the 2017 totals.

Click on city for listing of that city’s homicides

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 83 108.2 4.0 63
Montreal 1704694 18 23.5 1.4 24
Calgary 1239220 11 14.3 1.2 28
Ottawa 934243 14 18.3 2.0 14
Edmonton 932546 21 27.4 2.9 42
Mississauga 721599 6 7.8 1.1 9
Winnipeg 705224 17 22.2 3.1 21
Vancouver 631486 14 18.3 2.9 17
Brampton 593638 13 16.9 2.9 6
Hamilton 536917 6 7.8 1.5 10

Update, Warrant issued: Toronto Homicide #83 – 18-year-old Elliott Reid-Doyle dies from gunshot wounds

Toronto police responded to a report of a Shooting in the Bonis Avenue and Birchmount Road area, on October 3rd at approximately 1:30 pm.

Police an paramedics arrived to find Elliott Reid-Doyle, 18, of Toronto, suffering from gunshot wounds. Reid-Doyle was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update October 14
Toronto police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Amal Jones, 19, of Toronto in relation to the death of Elliott Reid-Doyle. Jones is wanted for second-degree murder, and is described as 5’10” to 6’2″, slim build, black hair in cornrows tied at the back, and he was wearing a dark-coloured tracksuit.