Thursday, October 17, 2019

IHIT called in for overnight shooting in Surrey

VANCOUVER - Homicide detectives have been called in to investigate after one person was shot dead in Surrey early Friday morning. Shortly after midnight Thursday, Surrey Mounties were called out to a fight in the 1600-block of 160 street. (The Province)

Deadly Assault: Man killed in Downsview fight

TORONTO -A man was killed in a bloody fight near a Downsview gas station Wednesday night. Toronto Police say the deadly incident occurred on Wilson Ave. just east of Jane St. around 9 p.m. (Toronto Sun)

Two arrested in 2008 Calgary homicide investigation

Calgary police say two other people have been arrested in connection with Allan Teather’s death in 2008. The two men were arrested earlier Wednesday after new evidence in the case linked the suspects to the homicide, police said. (Calgary Herald)

14-yr-old Alabama boy shoots dead five family members

A 14-year-old American boy shot and killed five family members at their home in Alabama, before throwing away the pistol and calling police, officials said on Tuesday, in the latest high-profile gun crime. (Toronto Sun)

Tragic details of woman shot during killing of Jonathan Bacon revealed in court documents

VANCOUVER - A tragic side note is included in a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that dismisses an appeal made by one of two men who conspired to murder slain gangster Jonathan Bacon. (The Province)

Retired Quebecer found slain at his residence in Mexico

A retiree from Quebec has been found slain at his residence in Cancun, Mexican officials say. Daniel Lavoie, 62, was killed "with violence,'' the attorney general's office for the Mexican state Quintana Roo said Sunday. (CBC)

Mom gushed about daughter, son before killing them and herself

The Atlanta mom who allegedly killed her daughter — a former NBC 4 New York intern — and her son in their home before taking her own life gushed about both children in her final Instagram post. (New York Post)

Targeted shooting in Toronto’s west end now the city’s 38th homicide of the year

An Italian restaurant in the city’s west end was the scene of Toronto’s latest gun murder. Shortly after 4 p.m., police were called to Domani’s Restaurant at 335 Roncesvalles Rd. for reports of gunshots. (Toronto Sun)

Body on highway related to double murder in Brampton: Police

Peel Regional Police say two people are now dead from a stabbing early Friday in Brampton and confirm the discovery of a body nearby is related to the homicides. (Toronto Sun)

Australian tourist killed in New Zealand after attack on van, Canadian partner escapes

Police in New Zealand were searching for a suspect after an Australian tourist was killed following what police believe was a random attack on the van where he and his Canadian partner were sleeping inside. (CBC)