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Toronto police identify one suspect in deadly Queen Street shooting

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Ainsley Smith Jul 12, 2018 7:19 am 266

Toronto police are looking for a 22-year-old man wanted in connection to the deadly Queen Street shooting that took place over the Canada Day weekend.

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 Smart, 21, and Ernest (Kosi) Modekwe, 28, who had connections to Toronto-rapper Drake.

The woman is expected to recover.

A warrant has been issued for Abdulkadir Handule, who is wanted for two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

A second person is also wanted in this investigation. Police said he is a young person and his name cannot be released.

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.

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]

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