Man and woman charged following New Year's Eve murder in Brampton

Jan 3 2020, 6:01 am

A man and a woman have been charged in relation to a murder that took place on New Year’s Eve in Brampton.

Peel Regional Police say that on Tuesday, December 31, emergency services responded to a shooting at Alderbury Crescent just before midnight. The victim, 17-year-old Jordan Henry, was found, suffering life-threatening injuries from gunshot wounds.

Despite first responders’ efforts, Henry died at the scene.

Zakaria Hassan, a 22 year-old man from Hamilton, has been arrested and charged with First Degree Murder. Rukhshar Wahab, a 20 year-old woman from Kitchener, has also been charged with being an Accessory After the Fact.

Investigators are still attempting to identify and locate any further suspect(s) responsible for this incident.

Police are asking anyone with information relating to this investigation, to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.