York Regional Police responded to a shooting at ATL Lounge night club in the area of Highway 7 and Keele Street on July 23rd, at approximately 3:30am.
Police and paramedics arrived to find a 25-year-old male and a 22-year-old male who were pronounced deceased at the scene. A 20-year-old female victim was rushed to hospital suffering from a serious gunshot wound. Police said she remains in hospital.
YRP have not named the victims, however, ATL Lounge named the two deceased as two of their bouncers, Eze and Tosin, in an Instagram post. A Gofundme campaign has been created to help with funeral costs and to reunite their bodies with their families.
No arrests have been made and investigators seek cell phone video or photographs from inside or outside the establishment, video surveillance from the area or anyone that may have captured dashcam video on the roadways.
Update July 28th
Investigators have released photos and a video of a suspect connected to this homicide and his acquaintance. The photos and videos were from surveillance taken from ATL Lounge.
- Male, Black and thin build
- Wearing a white and a black shirt
Update July 29th
A Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for Kensworth Alton Francis, 27, of Mississauga, wanted for First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder.
Investigators continue to seek any cell phone video or photographs from inside or outside the establishment or video surveillance or dashcam footage from the area or on the roadways. Evidence can be uploaded directly to investigators at the following link: https://yrp.ca.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/22-234830
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, or email the Homicide Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS