Toronto Homicide #17 – Man fatally shot in the city’s west end

The Toronto 2021 Homicide Victim List is available here

Toronto police responded to the report of two men with gunshot wounds in a car near Tallon Road and Trehorne Drive on April 3rd at approximately 5:41pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the victims, one with vital signs absent, inside the vehicle. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Habil Abdilahi Hassan, 21, of Toronto. The second victim’s injuries were not life threatening.

Police said the suspects fled the scene in a car that police say was involved in a collision, and then fled on foot. A firearm was recovered inside of the vehicle.

Suspect #1 is described as male, black, 20-25 years, wearing a dark coat and dark pants. 

Suspect #2 is described as male, black, 20-25 years, wearing light coloured jeans and a light blue surgical mask. 

Update April 8th
Antwan Triston James, 18, of Toronto, was identified as a suspect and is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for:

1. First-Degree Murder

2. Attempted Murder

Update April 13
Mohamed Hassan, 20, of Toronto, has been identified as the second suspect and is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for:

1. First-Degree Murder

2. Attempted Murder

He is considered armed and dangerous.

Investigators continue to urge witnesses or anyone who was in the area, at the time of the shooting, to contact them. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS