Lecent Ross shot in the face while visiting a friend

Lecent Ross 14, was shot in the face with an illegal semi automatic handgun, while visiting a friend in Toronto on July 11th.  Police were initially told Lecent accidentally fired the gun herself.

A 13 year old boy has been charged with manslaughter, and an 18 year old boy has been charged with criminal negligence causing death.

The older boy can’t be named as the boys are brothers and the 13 year olds name cannot be disclosed under the criminal youth act.

Abdiweli Abdullahi and Mohamed Abdiwal Dirie, both shot dead

Toronto police are searching for four suspects.after Abdiweli Abdullahi and Mohamed Abdiwal Dirie were killed early morning June 28th following a shooting in the Queen West area. Police say the suspects are all described as dark-skinned men in their mid-twenties

“We have some information that there were several parties going on in the building last night, but we do not know what connection the shooting might have to those parties,” said Police Det. Tam Bui .

He added investigators have “identified a number of witnesses.”

 

**UPDATE**

Kamal Hassan, 23, of Toronto turned himself in to police on Friday July 3 around 8 p.m. He has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

 

Sabrina Chouart, Clyde Marshall charged in Sina Parsi homicide

Sabrina Chouart and Clyde Marshall have been charged with first degree murder following their arrest yesterday June 22,  in Niagara Falls.

Chouart, 27, of Gatineau, Que., and Marshall, 36, were the subject of a nationwide manhunt following the death of Sina Parsi . Parsi’s remains were found in a Toronto apartment following his disappearance on June 9.

Hasadinn Plain charged with first degree murder of his brother Daniel Plain.

22-year-old Hasadinn Plain, has been charged with murdering his 12-year-old brother inside a downtown Toronto hotel, On June 3rd.

Officers discovered the boy while responding to a stabbing call at Cambridge Suites Hotel.

Daniel Plain, was rushed to nearby St. Mike’s hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

Little has been released regarding the circumstances of the murder.

Justin Scott, wanted in murdering Linda Scott, arrested in Montreal

Justin Scott was wanted for first-degree murder was found and arrested in Notre-Dame-de-Grace, a west end Montreal neighbourhood.

His mother Linda Scott’s body was found in an apartment, near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues,on June 1st. The death was determined to be suspicious.

According to police, there were visible signs of trauma on the body.

Nitiyand Gary Singh found dead in McCowan Park

A passerby found Singh’s body in a heavily wooded area in McCowan Park, May 25th and alerted Toronto police.

Nitiyand Gary Singh’s body showed signs of trauma, however the cause of death has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the homicide squad at (416) 808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

Marlon Lennox Mason gunned down in Toronto.

Marlon Lennox Mason, 33, has died in hospital after being shot on May 21.

Police believe he was targeted and have no suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com , text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

Abdiweli Mohamed Yusuf killed in Danforth shooting

The victim of a shooting at a Danforth Ave. café  on May 19th has been identified as Abdiweli Mohamed Yusuf, 21, of Toronto.

Multiple gun shots were fired around 1:34 a.m. May 19th at the Rotana Café at 1530 Danforth Ave. just west of Coxwell Ave.

Yusuf was sent to St. Michael’s Hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-5400 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).