Toronto Homicide 7 – Police release image of suspect in the fatal shooting of Adu Boakye

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Toronto police responded to a call for a shooting in the Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue area on February 16th at approximately 5:59 p.m. 

Police arrived to find a victim was located with a gunshot wound. They were transported to hospital via emergency run. Police said the victim has life-threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the scene in a stolen black Acura RDX, licence plate CVEN 900.

On Saturday, February 17, 2024, at approximately 3:05 p.m., police responded to a call for a shooting in the Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue area.

It is reported that officers located the victim was located with gunshot wounds. Life-saving measures were performed and the man was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Adu Boakye, 39, of Ghana.

Photo: Adu Boakye

If you see the vehicle, do not approach, call 911. Police are asking people in the Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue area to be vigilant and to call 911 if they see anything suspicious.

Update February 20th
Toronto police have also released an image of the suspect. He is described as male, black, 18-25 years old, with a thin build. He was wearing a black coat, a white hoodie, black pants, black shoes, a black face covering and possibly a white surgical mask.

The involved suspect vehicle, a stolen black Acura RDX , was located in Hamilton. Anyone who may have seen the vehicle, or who has video or dashcam footage, is asked to contact police.

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