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Toronto police identify second suspect in deadly Queen Street shooting

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DH Toronto Staff Jul 13, 2018 5:43 am 530

Toronto Police have identified a second suspect in connection to the deadly Queen Street shooting that took place over the Canada Day weekend.

A judicial authorization was previously obtained to identify the young person, but it expired on July, 17, and his name is no longer available.

The suspect is wanted for two degrees of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

According to police, on Saturday, June 30, just before 8 pm, officers responded to a call for a shooting in the Queen Street West and Peter Street area.

When emergency services arrived on the scene, they located one man without vital signs and later located two other victims, a man, and a woman.

The shooting killed Jahvante “Smoke Dawg” Smart, 21, and Ernest (Kosi) Modekwe, 28, who had connections to Toronto-rapper Drake. The woman is expected to recover.

Toronto police are also looking for 22-year-old Abdulkadir Handule, who is wanted for two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

If you know their whereabouts, do not approach them. Contact police immediately by calling 9-1-1.

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

With files from Ainsley Smith

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