Saturday, April 4, 2020

Police homicides by the numbers

Police officers across the country handle some of the most dangerous situations in our society on a daily basis. Since 1975, a total of 284 police officers have died on the job. Of these, 101 were homicide victims, while 88 were killed in vehicle accidents. (CBC)

16-year-old arrested after man shot dead in West end flea market

TORONTO - Toronto police have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with a shooting that left a 65-year-old man dead near Toronto’s Stockyards District on Saturday afternoon. (CTV News)
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  • Man, 65, shot dead at Stockyards flea market
  • Police make arrest in mobster Musitano murder

    HAMILTON - Police have made an arrest in the May 2017 slaying of Hamilton mobster Angelo Musitano and a York Region woman believed to have been killed by the same gunman two months earlier. (Hamilton Spectator)
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  • Ontario police make arrest in high-profile gangland murders
  • Hells Angels assassin turned informant makes 2nd attempt at parole

    MONTREAL - At his first Parole Board of Canada hearing in December 2016, Stéphane "Godasse" Gagné recognized the harm he did as a drug dealer and assassin for the Hells Angels, apologizing to the two daughters of the prison guard he killed. (CBC)

    Man shot to death near South Keys mall ion Ottawa

    OTTAWA - Police have identified the victim of the South Keys Shopping Centre shooting death as Yonis Barkhadle, 27, of Ottawa. Barkhadle was found in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. (Ottawa Citizen)

    Man shot at Kamloops hotel in January believed to be uninvolved bystander

    KAMLOOPS - Rex Gill, a Summerland father of four, was shot dead in what police are calling a “targeted” shooting amid drug wars plaguing Kamloops, but a close friend said there’s no way Gill was involved in anything criminal. (The Province)

    American Airlines pilot arrested before takeoff for 2015 triple murder

    An American Airlines pilot was dragged from a plane in Kentucky and arrested this weekend for the 2015 triple-homicide of three of his former neighbors, authorities said. (New York Post)

    U.S. student reportedly confesses to killing Italian policeman

    Mario Cerciello Rega, 35, was stabbed to death in central Rome in the early hours of Friday morning, just weeks after returning from his honeymoon. He was called to the scene after reports of a robbery. (BBC)
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  • Italian officer killed, 2 Americans confessed
  • Chicago student found strangled in her car

    A 19-year-old college student in Chicago was found strangled to death Saturday morning inside her car parked in a campus parking garage. (New York Post)

    One dead in shooting at North Las Vegas high school

    LAS VEGAS - The North Las Vegas Police Department reports that one person has been killed on school grounds at Canyon Springs High School, near Alexander Road and 5th Street. (KSNV)

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