Update arrest made, charges laid: Toronto Homicide #1 – Ariyo Fakomi, identified as the victim of a fatal shooting in North York

The 2022 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here

Toronto police responded to the report of a shooting in the Weston Road and Highway 401 area on January 2nd at approximately 5:51pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Ariyo Fakomi, 37, of Toronto, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

No arrests have been made and police ask anyone who was driving on Weston Road between Highway 401 and Jane Street on Sunday, January 2, 2022 from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., with a dashcam to contact the Homicide Unit at 416-808-7400.

Update January 7th
A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for Shawn Powers, 35, (Pictured) of Toronto. He is wanted for Second Degree Murder.

He is considered armed, violent, and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Update February 14th
On Sunday, February 13, 2022, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Toronto police arrested and charged Shawn Powers, 35, of Toronto, with Second Degree Murder. He appeared atĀ Old City Hall court on Sunday, February 13, 2022, via video link

Canada-wide warrant issued for,
Shawn Powers, 35