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Homicides #49/2018 and #50/2018,
Queen Street West and Peter Street area



Broadcast time: 18:01
Sunday, July 1, 2018

52 Division
416-808-7400

Case #: 2018-1191880


On Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 7:56 p.m., officers responded to a call for a shooting in the Queen Street West and Peter Street area.

It is reported that:

- officers arrived on scene and located two men and one woman, all with apparent gunshot wounds

- all three were taken to hospital via emergency run

- both men succumbed to their injuries

- the woman is expected to recover from her injuries

The two deceased men have been identified as:

Jahvante Smart, 21, of Toronto, and Ernest Modekwe, 28, of Toronto.

Post-mortem examinations are scheduled for Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

Police are appealing to anyone in the area who heard or saw anything out of the ordinary, last evening and into the early morning hours, to contact police. Any residents in the area who have security cameras on their property are also asked to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jeff Allington, Homicide




Homicides #49/2018 and #50/2018,
Queen Street West and Peter Street area



Jahvante Smart, 21, victim in Homicide  #49/2018
Above: Jahvante Smart, 21, victim in Homicide #49/2018




Homicides #49/2018 and #50/2018,
Queen Street West and Peter Street area



Ernest Modekwe, 28, victim in Homicide #50/2018
Above: Ernest Modekwe, 28, victim in Homicide #50/2018